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Artist or CreatorIllingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-1979
Title or CaptionWishful thinker
Extent1 item
Published byDaily Mail
Date20 Dec 1944
Embedded text or transcriptAll over by Xmas
Dear Santa I would like a nice stocking full of Peace yours John
Person DepictedJohn Citizen
Father Christmas
Hitler; Adolf (1889-1945)
NotesDM and date--appears on verso. News: December 19. Field Marshal von Runstedt pushed 24 divisions at the Allied front in Belgium. German paratroops, disguised as Allies, dropped behind American lines.
Copyright contact detailsNorthcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT
Location of artworkNational Library of Wales, Aberystwyth
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