Ref NoNEB1349
Alt Ref NoNEB1349
Artist or CreatorNEB [Ronald Niebour]
Title or Caption"I told Rommel he'd have to manage with one of your Marshal's suits cut down"
Extent1 item
Published byDaily Mail
Date24 Jun 1942
Also published by"1 col BP" written in pencil on front of cartoon. Original caption read: "I told Rommel I'd make him a Marshal - but he would have to manage with one of your Marshal's uniforms cut down"
Size42 x 26cm
Techniquepencil/blue pencil/black ink
Person DepictedHitler; Adolf (1889-1945)
Goering; Hermann (1893-1946)
NotesJune 22: ... It was announced in Berlin that Hitler had promoted Gen. Rommel to Field-Marshal rank. ... [Keesing's Contemporary Archives p.5238]
Third Reich 1933-45
military uniforms
World War 1939-1945
North Africa Campaign
Copyright contact detailsNorthcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT
Location of artworkBritish Cartoon Archive
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