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Artist or CreatorSidney 'George' Strube
Title or CaptionThe new guide - To what new depths
Extent1 item
Published byDaily Express
Date14 Dec 1942
FormatArtwork
Size38 x 53.2cm
Techniqueblack ink/blue crayon/white ink
Embedded text or transcriptGestapo
Horror
Nazi camps
Hostages
Mass executions
Ghetto
Person DepictedHitler; Adolf (1889-1945)
Satan
NotesWritten in top margin : The Nazi inferno / Our Devil / To what new depths Reports reaching the British, U.S., Polish and other allied Governments in recent weeks, particularly in November and early December, made it clear that the German plans for the extermination of the Jews of Europe were being fulfilled by wholesale massacres of Jews in the Polish ghetto area - including Polish Jews and Jews transported from the occupied countries, Germany itself, and German-Jewish refugees in occupied countries caught by the German invasion - carried out with the utmost bestiality and sparing neither age nor sex. On Dec. 9 the Polish ambassador in London (Count Edward Raczynski) handed to all the Allied Governments, on behalf of the Polish Government, the following Note describing the background of these atrocities and the manner in which they were being carried out: ... [Keesing's Contemporary Archives p.5505]
Subjectsdevil
Germany
jews
Gestapo
concentration camps
executions
hostages
Nazism
Atrocities
World War 1939-1945
Copyright contact detailssyndication.queries@express.co.uk
Location of artworkReturned to Beaverbrook Foundation, 1998
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