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Artist or CreatorSidney 'George' Strube
Title or CaptionDer Roll Call.
Extent1 item
Published byDaily Express
Date16 May 1941
FormatArtwork
Size38.2 x 53.2cm
Techniqueblack ink/blue crayon
Embedded text or transcriptPresent Fuhrer!
Flying strictly verboten
Person DepictedGoebbels; Josef (1897-1945)
Goering; Hermann (1893-1946)
Ribbentrop; Joachim von (1893-1946)
Himmler; Heinrich (1900-1945)
Mussolini; Benito (1883-1945)
Hitler; Adolf (1889-1945)
NotesFaint pencil sketches to be seen on the drawing. Flight of Rudolf Hess: ... A few hours previously the German wireless had issued the following statement: "It is officially announced by the National-Socialist Party that Party member Rudolf Hess, who, as he was suffering from an illness of some years' standing, had been strictly forbidden to embark on any further flying activity, was able, contrary to this command, again to come into possession of an aeroplane. On May 10, at about 6 p.m. Rudlof Hess again set off on a flight from Augsburg..." Rudolf Hess landed by parachute on a Scottish farm ... [Keesing's Contemporary Archives p.4601]
SubjectsThird Reich 1933-45
Germany
Luftwaffe
aircraft hangars
airfields
Italy
dogs
World War 1939-1945
Copyright contact detailssyndication.queries@express.co.uk
Location of artworkReturned to Beaverbrook Foundation, 1998
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GB/BCA/345Goebbels; Josef (1897-1945)1897-1945German politician. Minister of Propaganda from 1933-45. Known for his zealous speeches and anti-Semitism. Chief architect of the Kristallnacht attack on German Jews considered to be the first manifestation of the Nazi violence culminating in the Holocaust.  
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.  
GB/BCA/626Ribbentrop; Joachim von (1893-1946)1893-1946   
GB/BCA/390Himmler; Heinrich (1900-1945)1900-1945   
GB/BCA/58Mussolini; Benito (1883-1945)1883-1945   
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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