Ref NoNEB1525
Alt Ref NoNEB1525
Artist or CreatorNEB [Ronald Niebour]
Title or Caption"Say that I'm spending the week-end by the sea for health reasons - I want to cheer on our fortifications"
Extent1 item
Published byDaily Mail
Date27 Feb 1943
Also published by"1 col BP" written in pencil on front, bottom right of cartoon.
Size41 x 26cm
Techniquepencil/blue pencil/black ink
Embedded text or transcriptInvasion Likely [this] Year
Person DepictedHitler; Adolf (1889-1945)
Goering; Hermann (1893-1946)
Notes"Anti-Bolshevist" Propaganda Campaign. Goebbel's Speech ... On Feb. 24 when the customary Nazi party "birthday" celebration was held in Munich, the following declaration by Hitler was read by Hermann Esser, Secretary of State and one of his oldest followers in Bavaria: "I am still in the East so cannot be among you. The German Army has fought excellently this winter, as it has done since the beginning of the war. ... [Keesing's Contemporary Archives p.5633]
Third Reich 1933-45
invasion precautions
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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