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Artist or CreatorNEB [Ronald Niebour]
Title or Caption"Here's one we haven't had for a long time Herman - 'I love the moon'"
Extent1 item
Published byDaily Mail
Date09 May 1941
Size27 x 37cm
Techniqueblue crayon
Person DepictedHitler; Adolf (1889-1945)
Goering; Hermann (1893-1946)
Implied textI love the moon
NotesMay 7: Western Europe: ...At night widespread and heavy attacks were made on Merseyside, the Humber area, towns in N.E. and N.W. England, and the British Channel area, in which extensive damage was done and casualties feared to be heavy. The German night bombers suffered their heaviest losses to day when 24 of their number were destroyed, 20 by night fighters (17 over Britain and three at their bases in N. France), three by A.-A. fire, and one by the balloon barrage. In addition other enemy planes were damaged, of which some were almost certainly lost. The success (achieved in a period of bright moonlight) brought German night bomber losses during May (to date) to 74... [Keesing's Contemporary Archives p.4599]
Subjectspopular music
bombing raids
World War 1939-1945
Copyright contact detailsNorthcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT
Location of artworkBritish Cartoon Archive
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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.  
GB/BCA/323Goering; Hermann (1893-1946)1893-1946German politician, military leader and leading member of the Nazi Party. He was Commander of the German Air Force (Luftwaffe). In 1936 he took complete control of the Four Year Plan for German rearmament. He played a key role in the annexation of Austria (Anschluss) in 1938. He was known for his extravagant tastes and garish clothes. Goering was a violent morphine addict.  
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