Ref NoLSE3159
Alt Ref NoLSE3159
Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
Title or Caption"Under Nazism religion would continue practically as usual"
Extent1 item
Published byEvening Standard
Date13 Aug 1942
Embedded text or transcriptSimultaneously with the Inter-Allied Report on Religious Persecution, the Nazis
plan to publish a "Catholic War News" propaganda sheet in Dublin. Anti Christ
Person DepictedHitler; Adolf (1889-1945)
Goering; Hermann (1893-1946)
Goebbels; Josef (1897-1945)
Himmler; Heinrich (1900-1945)
NotesImage 1: See LSE3159 for published cartoon. Caption and text pasted on. News: German
War on Religion: Terror Campaign in Occupied Lands. A Chapter of Evidence. The third of a
series of reports on conditions in occupied territories, compiled by the Inter-Allied
Information Committee, which is entitled "Religious Persecution", furnishes abundant
evidence of the attempt being made to stamp out both collective and individual worship....
The Times, August 12. Image 2: See DL1905 for original artwork and cataloguing
Third Reich 1933-45
Religions and cults
Reports and inquiries
Roman Catholicism
World War 1939-1945
Copyright contact detailsNorthcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT
Fax: 02075660388
Relates to cartoonDL1905

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