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Artist or CreatorIllingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-1979
Title or CaptionThe Russian quagmire
Extent1 item
Published byDaily Mail
Date30 Jul 1941
Embedded text or transcriptforward! The road to Moscow is open!
Person DepictedHitler; Adolf (1889-1945)
NotesDM and date--appears on verso. 414--crayon no. on verso. 664--printed no. on recto. News: July 21. German panzers power into Russia. German panzer forces, often oprating far in advance of their supporting infantry, have driven a great wedge between the armies defending Moscow. Cartoon shows Hitler directing his troops from his tank which is stuck in "The Russian quagmire". He tells his troops, "Forward! The road to Moscow is open!" His troops follow the tank and
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.  
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