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Artist or CreatorIllingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-1979
Title or CaptionNew gas
Extent1 item
Published byDaily Mail
Date15 May 1942
Embedded text or transcriptNew Gas
Reports suggest that a new gas has been manufactured by the enemy which when inhaled attacks the nervous system and produces a kind of mental paralysis. It is said to take away the power of decision for several hours.
The German people
Person DepictedHitler; Adolf (1889-1945)
NotesDM and date--appears on verso. 553--crayon no. on verso. 7266--printed no. on recto. 10 1/4 wide--pencil note on verso.
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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