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Artist or CreatorSidney 'George' Strube
Title or CaptionDoktor "How can I cook this for home consumption?"
Extent1 item
Published byDaily Express
Date04 Nov 1942
FormatArtwork
Size53 x 38cm
Techniqueblack ink/blue crayon
Embedded text or transcriptCurrent News - Egypt. British push on.
dope
Anani[as] cook Bo[ok]
Das Reich recipe
Stock lie pot
victories
promises
truth colouring
ersatz Europe
revolts
Russian communique
Egypt
Person DepictedGoebbels; Josef (1897-1945)
Himmler; Heinrich (1900-1945)
NotesBottom margin : 3 cols / 6 1/2 / Allies offensive phase. Egypt - push on[.] Russia holding ... New Guinea holding [partly illegible] November 4: In the N. Stalingrad factory district the Russians repulsed more fierce enemy attacks, the Germans losing over 1,000 men without any compensating gains; German front-line correspondents admitted that the Red October works remained in Soviet hands... Middle East; British G.H.Q. Cairo published the following special communique at 10pm: "The Axis forces in the Western Desert, after 12 days and nights of ceaseless attacks by our land and air forces, are now in full retreat. Their disordered columns are being relentlessly attacked by our land forces and by the Allied air force by day and night General von Stumme, a senior general, who is said to have been in command during Rommel's absence in Germany is known to have been killed. So far we have captured over 9,000 prisoners, including General Ritter von Thoma, commander of the German Afrika Korps, and a number of other senior German and Italian officers.. It is known that the enemy's losses in killed and wounded have been ecxeptionally high. ..." [Keesing's Contemporary Archives p.5440]
Subjectsswastika
chefs
Third Reich 1933-45
Flags
press
Germany
Emblems
North Africa Campaign
kitchens
propaganda
El Alamein
Stalingrad
Defeat
newspapers
Egypt
World War 1939-1945
Copyright contact detailssyndication.queries@express.co.uk
Location of artworkReturned to Beaverbrook Foundation, 1998
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