Ref NoNEB1435
Alt Ref NoNEB1435
Artist or CreatorNEB [Ronald Niebour]
Title or Caption"How unfortunate the Fuhrer's office is on the top floor."
Extent1 item
Published byDaily Mail
Date03 Nov 1942
Also published by"1 col BP" written in pencil on front, bottom right of cartoon. Original caption read: "How long has the Fuhrer's office been on the top floor?"
Size14.5 x 10cm
Techniquepencil/blue pencil/black ink
Person DepictedHitler; Adolf (1889-1945)
NotesNovember 3: Eastern Front: In N. Stalingrad the enemy, throwing in fresh reserves, launched 5 unsuccessful attacks on Soviet positions with 2 East Prussian and Saxon infantry divisions, 40 tanks and strong air forces; the Russians, after beating back every one in fierce fighting in which the enemy lost some 2,000 men, much equipment, and 18 planes, counter-attacked and reoccupied several pockets of enemy resitance... Middle East: After heavy night fighting in which British armoured units took the Tel-el-Aqqakir, the Eighth Army steadily advanced thoughout the day, driving the enemy W. of Sid abd el Rahman in the N. (coastal sector) and recapturing Hemeimat (an important strategic height held by the Afrikakorps since Aug 31), Munassib and Deir el Angar in the S. sector; front-line despatches indicated that enemy tank losses were serious. Allied air forces maintained maximum effort against the retreating enemy and pounded slow-moving columns, transport etc. throughout the 24 hours... [Keesing's Contemporary Archives p.5440]
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.  
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