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Artist or CreatorIllingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-1979
Title or Caption[no caption]
Extent1 item
Published byDaily Mail
Date22 December 1939
FormatArtwork
Techniqueink/pencil
Embedded text or transcriptMy father fought the Lusitania
Trawler sinker
My cousin scuttled at Scapa
Scuttler
My brother burned Louvain
Gestapo Terror in Poland
My uncle piloted a baby-killing zepp.
Imaginary Air Fighter
Our relatives used poison gas and shot Nurse Cavell and ...
Person DepictedHitler; Adolf (1889-1945)
Goering; Hermann (1893-1946)
Goebbels; Josef (1897-1945)
NotesNurse Edith Cavell was shot by the Germans on 12 October 1915 for helping British prisoners escape from Belgium.
SubjectsAdmiral Graf von Spee
Armed forces
Germans
Germany
Nazism
World War 1914-1918
World War 1939-1945
military parades
Copyright contact detailsNorthcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT solo@solosyndication.com
Location of artworkNational Library of Wales, Aberystwyth
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