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Artist or CreatorIllingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-1979
Title or CaptionNight train from Munich
Extent1 item
Published byDaily Mail
Date11 Nov 1940
FormatArtwork
Techniqueink/pencil
Embedded text or transcriptMunich
Paris
Fuhrer's 'Victory' Speech broadcast plans
Person DepictedHitler; Adolf (1889-1945)
Goebbels; Josef (1897-1945)
NotesNews: 11 November: "Another bitter attack on "war-mongering" Britain and Mr Churchill, coupled with assurances that the war will be continued until a German victory is won, were the main features of the speech reported to have been made by Hitler to the Old Guard in the Lowenbrau Keller at Munich. ..." [The Times pg 3]
News: 11 November: "A strong force of R.A.F. bombers attacked railway stations and goods yards in the city of Munich..." [The Times pg3]
SubjectsWorld War II 1939-1945
bombing raids
Germany
passenger trains
Copyright contact detailsNorthcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT solo@solosyndication.com
Location of artworkNational Library of Wales, Aberystwyth
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