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Churchill and the Great Republic
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INTRODUCTION
TIMELINE
THEMES
  Forebears and Family
Warrior for Empire
Visits to America
American Presidents
The Communicator
The Politician
World War II
Cold Warrior
The Long Sunset
OBJECTS
Rollin Kirby. Heavy Firing Heard on the Western Front, 1939
In a November 12 broadcast speech, Churchill taunted the "boastful and bullying" Nazis, led by "that evil man," Hitler. The editorial cartoon, shown here, depicts Churchill and a German official goading each other over the German border defense system called the West Wall.

Object Details:
Drawing. Cartoon Drawings Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (102)


Related Theme:
The Politician
Image: Rollin Kirby. Heavy Firing Heard on the Western Front, 1939
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