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Artist or CreatorSidney 'George' Strube
Title or CaptionPublished caption: The Great Divide (When President Roosevelt registerd in the age group he gave his employers as "The People of the U.S.")
Extent1 item
Published byDaily Express
Date29 Apr 1942
FormatArtwork
Size37.9 x 53.2cm
Techniqueblack ink/blue crayon
Embedded text or transcriptI AM the master of the people!
New Decree - Supreme power
Law
The people of the U.S. are my employers!
National service - name - employers
Person DepictedGoering; Hermann (1893-1946)
Hitler; Adolf (1889-1945)
Roosevelt; Franklin D. (Franklin Delano) (1882-1945)
Uncle Sam; (Symbol for U.S.)
NotesHitler's Reichstag Speech. Hitler spoke as follows to a specially convened session of the Reichstag on April 26: "... I therefore ask the Reichstag for an explicit endorsement that I possess the legal right to compel every one to fulfil his duty and if, in my opinion and in accordance with my conscience, he does not carry out his duties, to dismiss him irrespective of who he is or what acquired right he may possess. ..." ... [Keesing's Contemporary Archives p.5155]
SubjectsDefence
Documents
Emblems
Flags
Germany
Philosophies
Politics
Third Reich 1933-45
USA
Weapons
World War 1939-1945
democracy
dictatorship
government
pens
presidents
signatures
swastika
words
Copyright contact detailssyndication.queries@express.co.uk
Location of artworkReturned to Beaverbrook Foundation, 1998
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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/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/635Roosevelt; Franklin D. (Franklin Delano) (1882-1945)1882-1945   
GB/BCA/38Uncle Sam; (Symbol for U.S.)   
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