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Artist or CreatorIllingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-1979
Title or Caption[No caption]
Extent1 item
Published byDaily Mail
Date9 Dec 1940
Embedded text or transcriptItaly
De Vecchi
Person DepictedDe Vecchi; Cesare Maria; General
Badoglio; Pietro (1871-1956)
Mussolini; Benito (1883-1945)
Hitler; Adolf (1889-1945)
Goering; Hermann (1893-1946)
Cavagnari; Domenico (1876-1966)
NotesNews: 7 December: Marshal Badoglio, announced his retirement. The news came as a surprise although the majority were convinced that the apparent impossibility of holding up the Greek advance in Albania would make a change of tactics imperative.
News: 9 December: The resignation of Admiral Domenico Cavagnari, Chief of the Italian Naval Staff and Under-Secretary of the Navy was announced. General de Vecchi, Governor and Commander of the Dodecanese, also resigned.
Copyright contact detailsNorthcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT
Location of artworkNational Library of Wales, Aberystwyth
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