Ref NoNEB1186
Alt Ref NoNEB1186
Artist or CreatorNEB [Ronald Niebour]
Title or Caption"Himmel - and I thought Churchill meant it as a figure of speech"
Extent1 item
Published byDaily Mail
Date26 Aug 1941
Also published by"1 col DM Back not to exceed 2 1/2''" written in charcoal pencil on front of cartoon.
Size38 x 28cm
Techniquepencil/blue pencil/black ink
Person DepictedHitler; Adolf (1889-1945)
Goebbels; Josef (1897-1945)
NotesMr Churchill's Return from the Atlantic Meeting. .... Mr Winston Churchill arrived back in London on Aug 18 after his meeting at sea with President Roosevelt... On Aug 24 Mr Churchill made the following broadcast on his talks with the President and on the significance of the "Atlantic Charter": "... But all this did not satiate Adolf Hitler... Here is a devil who, in a mere spasm of his pride and lust for domination, can condemn two to three millions, perhaps it may be many more, of human beings to speedy and violent death..." [Keesing's Contemporary Archives p.4761]
SubjectsThird Reich 1933-45
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/345Goebbels; Josef (1897-1945)1897-1945German politician. Minister of Propaganda from 1933-45. Known for his zealous speeches and anti-Semitism. Chief architect of the Kristallnacht attack on German Jews considered to be the first manifestation of the Nazi violence culminating in the Holocaust.  
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