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Artist or CreatorSidney 'George' Strube
Title or CaptionThe supreme command.
Extent1 item
Published byDaily Express
Date26 Nov 1942
FormatArtwork
Size38 x 53cm
Techniqueblack ink/blue crayon
Embedded text or transcriptFatheads! I'll show you! - Stand here and count each one as I throw `em out!
Steppes
Stalingrad Steppes
Stalingrad One! Stop counting - It's me!
Steppes
Stalingrad
Person DepictedHitler; Adolf (1889-1945)
NotesNovember 26: Eastern Front: The Soviet offensive in South Russia, strongly supported by Stormoviks, tanks and massed artillery, continued on all sectors, tightening still further the ring round the German forces in the Don.-Volga area W. of Stalingrad.... and Verkhny Akatovsk were retaken and the remnants of the enemy's forces in this sector flung back to the E. bank of the Don;... [Keesing's Contemporary Archives p.5481]
SubjectsArmed forces
Third Reich 1933-45
Germany
Russia
Leadership
military planning
military officers
steppes
Stalingrad
Defeat
World War 1939-1945
Copyright contact detailssyndication.queries@express.co.uk
Location of artworkReturned to Beaverbrook Foundation, 1998
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