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Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
Title or CaptionWar of nerves
Extent1 item
Published byEvening Standard
Date17 Jan 1940
FormatNewspaper
Embedded text or transcriptBlitzkrieg for Holland Blitzkrieg for Rumania Blitzkrieg for Sweden Blitzkrieg for
the Allies poor prospects of those supplies from Russia
Person DepictedHitler; Adolf (1889-1945)
NotesRepublished in David Low, Europe at War, (Penguin Books, 1941). Printed on opposite page:
"The direction of Nazi menaces and massings of troops changed from day to day as Hitler served
the double purpose of keeping the Allies guessing and scaring the small neutrals first of the
North, then of the South-East, into his continental blockade." p. 32. Republished in David Low,
Low's War Cartoons, Cresset Press, 1941
SubjectsGermany
Leadership
Nazism
Netherlands
Romania
Russia
Sweden
Third Reich 1933-45
Weapons
World War 1939-1945
invasion
lightning war
military planning
propaganda
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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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