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Artist or CreatorIllingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-1979
Title or CaptionAli oop!
Extent1 item
Published byDaily Mail
Date5 May 1941
Person DepictedHitler; Adolf (1889-1945)
Goering; Hermann (1893-1946)
Ribbentrop; Joachim von (1893-1946)
Kilani; Rashid Ali, (1893-1965)
NotesNews: 5 May: " The official announcements show that clashes and other incidents between British forces in Iraq and Rashid Ali's Iraqi troops are no longer confined to Habbaniya. A tense and difficult situation has been provoked throughout the country. Reports that Rashid Ali, the upstart Prime Minister who, with Axis encouragement seized power on April 1, has already appealed for German help are not confirmed. ..." [The Times pg4]
SubjectsWorld War II 1939-1945
Copyright contact detailsNorthcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT
Location of artworkNational Library of Wales, Aberystwyth
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GB/BCA/394Hitler; Adolf (1889-1945)1889-1945Born in Austria. Politician and leader of the National Socialist German Workers Party (Nazi Party). He served as German chancellor from 1933-1945 and head of state (Fuhrer) from 1934-1945. He established a single-party dictatorship based on the totalitarian and autocratic ideals of national socialism. He gained support for his views on German nationalism, anti-Semitism, anti-capitalism and anti-communism through his impassioned speeches and propaganda. He wanted to establish a New Order of absolute rule in Europe and pursued a policy of seizing land by force for the Aryan people.  
GB/BCA/323Goering; Hermann (1893-1946)1893-1946German politician, military leader and leading member of the Nazi Party. He was Commander of the German Air Force (Luftwaffe). In 1936 he took complete control of the Four Year Plan for German rearmament. He played a key role in the annexation of Austria (Anschluss) in 1938. He was known for his extravagant tastes and garish clothes. Goering was a violent morphine addict.  
GB/BCA/626Ribbentrop; Joachim von (1893-1946)1893-1946   
GB/BCA/2602Kilani; Rashid Ali, (1893-1965)1893-1965   
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