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Ref NoGS0870
Alt Ref NoGS0870
Artist or CreatorSidney 'George' Strube
Title or CaptionSam : "Very funny, boys, but ain't you sorry it isn't true."
Extent1 item
Published byDaily Express
Date05 Nov 1940
FormatArtwork
Size53.3 x 38cm
Techniqueblack ink/blue crayon
Person DepictedUncle Sam; (Symbol for U.S.)
Hitler; Adolf (1889-1945)
Mussolini; Benito (1883-1945)
Fawkes; Guy (1570-1606)
NotesTop margin has alternative captions, the ones not used being crossed out : You may think it's funny - but don't you wish it were true : Sam "Very funny, boys but ain't you sorry it isn't true. : Sam "Before you try to burn him make sure he's dead." Bottom margin : for Tuesday / 2 1/2 cols / I must tell John, he'll laugh at this [crossed out]
Subjectsshabbiness
USA
Third Reich 1933-45
Festivals and customs
Germany
UK
Italy
International relations
brooms
explosives
foreign policy
fireworks
Historical periods and persons
Clothing and dress
Guy Fawkes Night
Domestic appliances
isolationism
Copyright contact detailssyndication.queries@express.co.uk
Location of artworkBritish Cartoon Archive
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GB/BCA/38Uncle Sam; (Symbol for U.S.)   
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/58Mussolini; Benito (1883-1945)1883-1945   
GB/BCA/1030Fawkes; Guy (1570-1606)1570-1606   
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