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Artist or CreatorSidney 'George' Strube
Title or CaptionThe mice held earnest debate : "Who will bell the cat? Aesop's Fabels
Extent1 item
Published byDaily Express
Date11 Nov 1940
FormatArtwork
Size53.2 x 38cm
Techniqueblack ink/blue crayon
Embedded text or transcriptRAF
Munich Beer Cellar
Refineries
Works
Bases
Victory
Person DepictedHitler; Adolf (1889-1945)
Goering; Hermann (1893-1946)
Implied textAesop's Fables
to bell the cat
NotesTop margin : Cartoons for Monday Wire MX & GX. November 8. Air Operations (Western Europe) ... The Press Association reported that a stick of bombs which missed its mark hit the Lowenbrau Beer-Cellar, where Hitler had spoken the same evening in celebration of the abortive 1923 putsch, and set the building on fire. ... [Keesing's Contemporary Archives p.4312]
Subjectsfactories
RAF roundels
industrial production
cats
Armed forces
Third Reich 1933-45
Flags
beer-cellars
Disruption
Germany
mice
oil
Emblems
Defence
bombs
air raids
military bases
propaganda
beer
cities
microphones
breweries
towns
Weapons
legends
Proverbs and sayings
Munich
Animals
broadcasting
Royal Air Force
fairy tales
World War 1939-1945
Copyright contact detailssyndication.queries@express.co.uk
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.  
GB/BCA/323Goering; Hermann (1893-1946)1893-1946German politician, military leader and leading member of the Nazi Party. He was Commander of the German Air Force (Luftwaffe). In 1936 he took complete control of the Four Year Plan for German rearmament. He played a key role in the annexation of Austria (Anschluss) in 1938. He was known for his extravagant tastes and garish clothes. Goering was a violent morphine addict.  
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