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Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
Title or CaptionHitaly
Extent1 item
Published byEvening Standard
Date03 Feb 1941
Also published byArtwork on loan from the National Library of New Zealand.
Embedded text or transcriptMusso's Chair
"The next thing we must do is to fake a revolt of your blackshirt patriots and purge 'em off - like Rumania"
Person DepictedGoebbels; Josef (1897-1945)
Ribbentrop; Joachim von (1893-1946)
Hitler; Adolf (1889-1945)
Mussolini; Benito (1883-1945)
NotesRepublished in David Low, Low's War Cartoons, Cresset Press, 1941.
Keesing's Contemporary Archives: Rumania. Revolt by Extremist section of Iron Guard quelled after serious disturbances. During the first fortnight of January increasng friction became evident in Rumania between the two sections of the Iron Guard, ... In a statement consequent on the formation of the new Government, General Antonescu declared that it had the sole aim of assuring order and internal stability and was "an expression of the unity and discipline imposed by the circumstances of to-day on the country." In foreign policy, General Antonescu reiterated that Rumania would "march without hesitation on the side of the great Fuhrer and Duce" ... [p.4425]
International relations
World War 1939-1945
Copyright contact detailsNorthcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT
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