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Artist or CreatorIllingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-1979
Title or CaptionThe difference between us, Adolf, is they got me before I started
Extent1 item
Published byDaily Mail
Date13 May 1941
Embedded text or transcriptGuy Fawkes
Person DepictedHitler; Adolf (1889-1945)
Fawkes; Guy (1570-1606)
Notes News: May 11. In bright moonlight 550 German planes dropped hundreds of high explosive bombs and 100,000 incendiaries in a few hours on London. The chamber of the House of Commons was reduced to a heap of rubble. Big Ben was scarred alhtough the clock continued to maintain perfect time. The Lords' chamber was also hit. The roof of Westminster Hall was set ablaze.
Subjectsair raids
World War II 1939-1945
Big Ben
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/1030Fawkes; Guy (1570-1606)1570-1606   
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