Ref NoNEB1459
Alt Ref NoNEB1459
Artist or CreatorNEB [Ronald Niebour]
Title or Caption"I tell you I only have time to inspect those that are still afloat"
Extent1 item
Published byDaily Mail
Date28 Nov 1942
Also published by"1 col BP" written in pencil on front, bottom right of cartoon.
Size16.5 x 10cm
Techniquepencil/blue pencil/black ink
Person DepictedHitler; Adolf (1889-1945)
NotesAt 4 a.m. on Nov. 27 German troops and armoured columns entered Toulon in an attempt to seize the French fleet, in violation of the promises made by Hitler to Marshal Petain that the Axis would neither occupy Toulon nor attempt to gain control of the French Mediterranean Fleet stationed there. ... [Keesing's Contemporary Archives p.5472] November 27: ... Naval Operations: The French Mediterranean Fleet, including 3 battleships, 7 cruisers, 1 seaplane-carrier, 28 destroyers and some 20 submarines, scuttled itself at Toulon when the port was taken over by the enemy. ...[Keesing's Contemporary Archives p.5482]
SubjectsThird Reich 1933-45
occupying forces
diving suits
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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