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Artist or CreatorIllingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-1979
Title or Caption[No caption]
Extent1 item
Published byDaily Mail
Date8 March 1941
FormatArtwork
Techniqueink/pencil
Embedded text or transcriptWherever Britain touches the Continent we shall face her at once -
Don't look round now, but they're here!
Lofoten
Person DepictedHitler; Adolf (1889-1945)
NotesNews: 7 Mar: "Landings were made at the four principal fishing ports of the Lofoten Islands during the successful Allied raid on the coast of Norway. The landing parties were specially trained British troops and they were assisted by Norwegians. The 215 German prisoners taken included a number of air force personnel. .." [The Times pg4]
SubjectsWorld War II 1939-1945
invasion
Germany
Armed forces
Norway
prisoners
Speeches
Copyright contact detailsNorthcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT solo@solosyndication.com
Location of artworkNational Library of Wales, Aberystwyth
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