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Artist or CreatorIllingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-1979
Title or Caption[No caption]
Extent1 item
Published byDaily Mail
Date31 August 1940
FormatArtwork
Techniqueink/pencil
Embedded text or transcriptBerlin
Send him off! Foul! offside!
Flak
R.A.F.
Person DepictedHitler; Adolf (1889-1945)
Goebbels; Josef (1897-1945)
Goering; Hermann (1893-1946)
Churchill; Winston (1874-1965)
Mussolini; Benito (1883-1945)
Stalin; Joseph (1879-1953)
Uncle Sam; (Symbol for U.S.)
NotesNews: 30 Aug: "Important targets in the Berlin area were heavily bombed by the R.A.F. The raid lasted three hours. In other parts of Germany an airframe factory and several oil plants were attacked. A large vessel in a canal near Berlin was hit and exploded. All our aircraft returned. ... " The Times pg4
SubjectsWorld War II 1939-1945
Berlin
Royal Air Force
goalkeepers
goals
Copyright contact detailsNorthcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT solo@solosyndication.com
Location of artworkNational Library of Wales, Aberystwyth
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