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Alt Ref NoILW0138
Artist or CreatorIllingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-1979
Title or Caption[No caption]
Extent1 item
Published byDaily Mail
Date14 Oct 1940
FormatArtwork
Techniqueink/pencil
Embedded text or transcriptRumania Service Station
Rumanian Petrol
Rumania
Suez
Oil
Person DepictedHitler; Adolf (1889-1945)
NotesNews: 14 October: "The German grip on Rumania was made clear by the arrival of 400 uniformed officers and orderlies of the German army in Bucharest, while German bombing aircraft flew in formation overhead. The official version of the occupation of Rumania admits that fighter squadrons have been sent "as an additional precaution for the oilfields." .... " [The Times pg4]
Subjectspetrol
Germany
Romania
Nazism
Suez
occupation
oil
Copyright contact detailsNorthcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT solo@solosyndication.com
Location of artworkNational Library of Wales, Aberystwyth
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