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Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
Title or Caption"Are you sure it's a phoenix?"
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Published byEvening Standard
Date25 Nov 1943
Embedded text or transcriptDo Churchill and Roosevelt think they can destroy Germany with bombs? Germany will rise from the ashes greater than ever, etc. etc. - Usual Nazi comment on allied raids
Person DepictedHitler; Adolf (1889-1945)
Goebbels; Josef (1897-1945)
NotesNovember 25: Berlin will be bombed "until the heart of Nazi Germany ceases to beat" declared Sir Artuhur Harris, chief of RAF Bomber Command, following three night raids, which have reduced much of the capital to burning rubble. ... But as Berlin prepares plans for a mass evacuation, the German propaganda machine threatens retaliation against Britain through a secret weapon. [Chronicle of the 20th Century]
air raids
World War 1939-1945
Royal Air Force
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