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Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
Title or CaptionSiegfried and the Rhine Maidens
Extent1 item
Published byEvening Standard
Date19 Sep 1944
Embedded text or transcript"We'll hang out our washing on the Siegfried Line."
Person DepictedHit's Intuition
Hitler; Adolf (1889-1945)
NotesNews: Sep. 15: Germans on the run throughout Europe. German troops were on the run across Europe last night, as Allied soldiers broke through the main German defence of the Siegfried line and finally liberated teh town of nancy, the key bastion of eastern France, which Hitler decreed should be held at all costs.... [Chronicle of the 20th century]
River Rhine
Siegfried line
World War 1939-1945
Royal Air Force
Copyright contact detailsNorthcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT
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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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