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Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
Title or Caption"I did it to assure your destiny"
Extent1 item
Published byEvening Standard
Date13 May 1940
Embedded text or transcriptMein Kampf
Person DepictedHitler; Adolf (1889-1945)
NotesDate on cutting handwritten by Low.
Republished in David Low, Low's War Cartoons, Cresset Press, 1941.
Republished in David Low, Europe at War, (Penguin Books, 1941). Printed on opposite page: "The fight which begins to-day will decide the destiny of the Germans for a thousand years," proclaimed Hitler. p.52.
World War 1939-1945
Copyright contact detailsNorthcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT
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