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Artist or CreatorIllingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-1979
Title or Caption"Starving France" smoke screen
Extent1 item
Published byDaily Mail
Date12 March 1941
FormatArtwork
Techniqueink/pencil
Embedded text or transcriptDarlan's food convoy
French fleet
Full steam ahead you know you can trust me....!
Person DepictedHitler; Adolf (1889-1945)
Darlan; Francois, (1881-1942)
NotesNews: 11 Mar: Admiral Darlan told American correspondents that "Germans are more generous and more understanding of the needs of humanity than the English" and declared that if the British blockade of France continued, French merchantmen would be convoyed. He said: "I will let nothing stand in the way of the feeding of the French peoples." [The Times]
SubjectsFrance
smokescreens
Navies
Vichy France
Germany
UK
blockades
food shortages
Food
Copyright contact detailsNorthcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT solo@solosyndication.com
Location of artworkNational Library of Wales, Aberystwyth
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