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Artist or CreatorErnest H. Shepard
Title or CaptionThe hand of providence "If that doesn't make him more popular, his next escape must be narrower still."
Extent1 item
Published byPunch
Date22 Nov 1939
FormatArtwork
Size26.50 x 36.50cm
Techniqueblack ink/crayon
Embedded text or transcriptMunich Bomb Mystery
Person DepictedGoering; Hermann (1893-1946)
Himmler; Heinrich (1900-1945)
Goebbels; Josef (1897-1945)
Hitler; Adolf (1889-1945)
SubjectsMunich
Third Reich 1933-45
press
Germany
crimes
Defence
Drinks
periodicals
assassinations
bombs
beer
breweries
headlines
Weapons
newspapers
Disasters
Destruction
Copyright contact detailsinfo@punch.co.uk
Location of artworkBritish Cartoon Archive
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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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