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Ref NoVY0203
Alt Ref NoVY0203
Artist or CreatorVicky [Victor Weisz]
Title or Caption"I always did think we were premature to commit suicide, Mein Fuhrer"
Extent1 item
Published byDaily Mirror
Date12 Nov 1954
FormatArtwork
Size54.5 x 45.5cm
Techniqueink/blue crayon
Embedded text or transcript"We did not lose" 1914 -1918
"We did not lose..." Kesslring
Valhalla Zeitung
Von Neurath a Martyr
Person DepictedHitler; Adolf (1889-1945)
Goering; Hermann (1893-1946)
Goebbels; Josef (1897-1945)
Kesselring; Albrecht (1885-1960); Field Marshal
Neurath; Konstantin von (1873-1956); Baron
William II; German Emperor (1859-1941)
Hindenburg; Paul von (1847-1934)
SubjectsDeath
Germany
Myths
post-war
valhalla
suicide
legends
World War 1914-1918
World War 1939-1945
Copyright contact details22nd Floor One Canada Square Canary Wharf London E14 5AP 020 7293 3700 desk@mirrorpix.com
Location of artworkReturned to Beaverbrook Foundation, 1998
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