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Ref NoLSE2939
Alt Ref NoLSE2939
Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
Title or CaptionOn tow
Extent1 item
Published byEvening Standard
Date10 Apr 1941
FormatNewspaper
Person DepictedMussolini; Benito (1883-1945)
Hitler; Adolf (1889-1945)
NotesImage 1: See LSE2939 for published cartoon. News: Apr. 10. ... The Germans claimed to
have captured 20,000 Serbs in southern Yugoslavia on the previous day. ... The War Office
announced that during the course of the withdrawal from Banghazi, which lasted several
days, considerable casualties had been inflicted on the enemy... An official statement from
British G.H.Q. Cairo, emphasised the fact that was the original intention not to advance
further than Tobruk, and thus the forwars posts in Cyrenaica were very lightly held, so
that they had to be withdrawn when the German-Italian attack developed. ... [Keesing's
Contemporary Archives p.4558] Image 2: See DL1717 for original artwork and cataloguing
Subjectsinvasion
swastika
Germany
Politics
war
Defence
Flags
Italy
International relations
Balkan Peninsula
Weapons
Leadership
tanks
axis powers
Yugoslavia
World War 1939-1945
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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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