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Artist or CreatorIllingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-1979
Title or CaptionPublished caption: St George 1940
Extent1 item
Published byDaily Mail
Date14 Dec 1940
FormatArtwork
Techniqueink/pencil
Embedded text or transcriptThe People's Courage
Person DepictedHitler; Adolf (1889-1945)
Mussolini; Benito (1883-1945)
George; Saint
NotesNews: 13 December: "More than 20,000 prisoners, with tanks and guns, have been taken in the Western Desert, including a Corps Commander, and two Generals. The enemy retreat continues. In a statement to the House of Commons Mr Churchill referred to the operations as a "victory which in the African theatre of war is of the first order." ..." [The Times pg 4]
SubjectsWorld War II 1939-1945
Germany
Italy
Myths
dragons
Defeat
morale
Copyright contact detailsNorthcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT solo@solosyndication.com
Location of artworkNational Library of Wales, Aberystwyth
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