Ref NoDL2398
Alt Ref NoDL2398
Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
Title or CaptionKnell
Extent1 item
Published byEvening Standard
Date26 Mar 1945
Size34.5 x 42cm
Techniqueblack ink
Embedded text or transcriptWest
Person DepictedHitler; Adolf (1889-1945)
NotesNews: Mar. 25: The Allied armies are today poised to thrust deep into the Ruhr, the industrial heart of Germany, after their stunningly successful crossing of the Rhine and the capture, within days, of the cathedral city of Cologne.... [Chronicle of the 20th century]
SubjectsThird Reich 1933-45
World War 1939-1945
Copyright contact detailsNorthcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT
Location of artworkReturned to Beaverbrook Foundation, 1998
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GB/BCA/394Hitler; Adolf (1889-1945)1889-1945Born in Austria. Politician and leader of the National Socialist German Workers Party (Nazi Party). He served as German chancellor from 1933-1945 and head of state (Fuhrer) from 1934-1945. He established a single-party dictatorship based on the totalitarian and autocratic ideals of national socialism. He gained support for his views on German nationalism, anti-Semitism, anti-capitalism and anti-communism through his impassioned speeches and propaganda. He wanted to establish a New Order of absolute rule in Europe and pursued a policy of seizing land by force for the Aryan people.  
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