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Artist or CreatorNEB [Ronald Niebour]
Title or Caption"For the love of Mike stop those medals clanking - I can't hear a thing"
Extent1 item
Published byDaily Mail
Date03 Mar 1943
Also published by"1 col BP" written in pencil on front, bottom right of cartoon.
FormatArtwork
Size38 x 28cm
Techniquepencil/blue pencil/black ink
Person DepictedHitler; Adolf (1889-1945)
Goering; Hermann (1893-1946)
NotesMarch 1: ... Western Front: Berlin had its heaviest attack of the war when a strong force of Lancasters, Halifaxes and Stirlings dropped a great weight of 4,000 lb. and 8,000 lb. bombs and tens of thousands of incendiaries, the raid being concentrated in 30 minutes; over 100 major fires were observed, visible as far away as Bremen. ... [Keesing's Contemporary Archives p.5641]
Subjectsbombing raids
bombs
Berlin
bombings
air-raid shelters
Germany
Third Reich 1933-45
Leadership
Nazism
medals
World War 1939-1945
Copyright contact detailsNorthcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT solo@solosyndication.com
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/323Goering; Hermann (1893-1946)1893-1946German politician, military leader and leading member of the Nazi Party. He was Commander of the German Air Force (Luftwaffe). In 1936 he took complete control of the Four Year Plan for German rearmament. He played a key role in the annexation of Austria (Anschluss) in 1938. He was known for his extravagant tastes and garish clothes. Goering was a violent morphine addict.  
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