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Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
Title or CaptionDidn't I offer the democracies peace?
Extent1 item
Published byPicture Post
Date28 Oct 1939
Embedded text or transcriptRest in Peace
Rest in Peace
Person DepictedGoebbels; Josef (1897-1945)
Hitler; Adolf (1889-1945)
Goering; Hermann (1893-1946)
Ribbentrop; Joachim von (1893-1946)
NotesRepublished in David Low, Europe at War, (Penguin Books, 1941) with the date 11 November 1939. Text printed on opposite page: "Hitler, having laid Poland flat, said he could not understand why Britain and France wanted to make war. "What bottomless villainy!" For himself, he was a man of peace. He invited the democracies to accept a peace which he promised would be permanent." p.10
Subjectslaurel wreaths
International relations
World War 1939-1945
peace proposals
Copyright contact detailsNorthcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT
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