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Artist or CreatorNEB [Ronald Niebour]
Title or Caption"You can take your cap away - I happen to know the sound of an Me hopelessly out of control"
Extent1 item
Published byDaily Mail
Date04 Jan 1945
FormatArtwork
Size38 x 28cm
Techniquepencil/blue pencil/black ink
Person DepictedHitler; Adolf (1889-1945)
Goering; Hermann (1893-1946)
NotesNews: 3 Jan: It was estimated that the Luftwaffe lost 364 aircraft to allied fighters and anti-aircraft guns. This was claimed to be the greatest loss suffered in one day since the war began. [The Times, p4]
SubjectsGermany
Luftwaffe
Third Reich 1933-45
World War 1939-1945
air raids
binoculars
fighter planes
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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