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Artist or CreatorNEB [Ronald Niebour]
Title or Caption"Sorry, I'm late - I've been chatting with some people from Lubeck."
Extent1 item
Published byDaily Mail
Date08 Apr 1942
FormatArtwork
Size26 x 41cm
Techniqueblue crayon
Person DepictedHitler; Adolf (1889-1945)
Goering; Hermann (1893-1946)
NotesApril 5: ... Western Europe: Over 300 R.A.F. bombers heavily attacked the Rhineland and industrial works near Paris at night. In Germany, Cologne was the main objective, and the city had one of its severest raids; considerable damage done to important industrial works and many fires started. In France, heavy low-level attacks were made on factories working for the enemy at Gennevillies, 10 miles from Paris, including the Gnome-Rhone works (which turns out aero-engine parts and airscrews), the Goodrich tyre factory, and an electrical works; much damage done and great fires started; 5 bombers lost in all operations: an enemy fighter shot down over Cologne. ... [[Keesing's Contemporary Archives p.5127]
SubjectsThird Reich 1933-45
Germany
Lubeck
damage
air raids
World War 1939-1945
Copyright contact detailsNorthcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT solo@solosyndication.com
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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