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Artist or CreatorVicky [Victor Weisz]
Title or CaptionVicky's outline of a short history of the modern world
Extent1 item
Published byDaily Mirror
Date04 Mar 1955
Size54.5 x 66cm
Embedded text or transcript1940 Strength through joy
1945 Joy through peace
1950 Peace through strength
1955 Defence through detterents
Annihilation through accidents
Person DepictedHitler; Adolf (1889-1945)
Subjectsnuclear capability
International relations
Historical periods and persons
nuclear weapons
Copyright contact details22nd Floor One Canada Square Canary Wharf London E14 5AP 020 7293 3700
Location of artworkReturned to Beaverbrook Foundation, 1998
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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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