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Axis Driven Out of North Africa

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1943A

By Low, 'The Evening Standard', January 1943

1943B

By Low, 'The Evening Standard', January 15, 1943

Casablanca Conference

1943C

By Low, 'The Evening Standard', January 1943

Generals De Gaulle and Giraud attended the Casablanca meeting.

1943D

By Low, 'The Evening Standard', January 1943

.1943E

By Strube, 'The Daily Express', January 25, 1943

British capture Tripoli. Axis driven out of Libya.

1943AA

By Ghilchik, 'The Daily Sketch', Febuary 3, 1943

1943FF

By Low, 'The Evening Standard', Febuary 15, 1943

1943F

By Strube, 'The Daily Express', March 10, 1943

The British 8th Army breaks through the Mareth line in Tunisia.

1943BB

By Ghilchik, 'The Daily Sketch', March 23, 1943

1943G

By Strube, 'The Daily Express', March 31, 1943

"We have a very daring and skillful opponent against us. And may I say, across the havoc of war, a great general."
- Winston Churchill (commenting on Rommel)

1943CC

By Ghilchik, 'The Daily Sketch', April 14, 1943

1943H

By Low, 'The Evening Standard', May 7, 1943

In Tunisia, American troops take Bizerta, the British take Tunis. The African campaigns had ended
in total axis surrender to the Allies.

1943I

Seal of the German Afrikakorps. By P.C., 'The Dallas Star'

May 12, 1943, the unconditional surrender of all Axis troops in Tunisia
(130,000 German and 120,000 Italian prisoners).

"If the Germans cannot win this war then they can rot."
- Adolph Hitler (to Rommel, 1943)

1943GG

By Low, 'The Evening Standard', June 18, 1943

Jan Karski first hand report about the mass extermination of Jews in German occupied Poland went unheard in the West.
Low's depiction of the Holocaust of the Jews in 'The London Evening Standard' fared no better.

1943J

By Low, 'The Evening Standard', July 12, 1943

July 10 - Allied troops landed on the island of Sicily.
"Mare Nostrum" (Latin for our sea) claims Mussolini's Fascist Empire.

1943K

By Low, 'The Evening Standard', November 1943

Roosevelt, Churchill and Chaing Kai-Shek issue the "Cairo Declaration".

1943DD

By Low, 'The Evening Standard', November 15, 1943

General Charles de Gaulle back in Lebanon.

1943EE

By Low, 'The Evening Standard', November 18, 1943

De Gaulle wanting back control over French colonies.

1943L

This Szyk illustration, which was published on the editorial page
of the New York Post on June 1, 1943, challanged the Allies'
evident indifference to the plight of European Jewry. It appeared amidst
a rising tide of criticism in Congress, the Jewish community,
and the media over the recent Bermuda Conference, in which
the U.S. and British governments had again refused to take meaningful
steps to aid the refugees.

1943X

This cartoon by William Sharp was used to advertise Jan Karski's book 'Story of a Secret State'.

1943M

1943O

1943N

By E. H. Sheppard, 'Punch', December 1943

Roosevelt, Churchill and Stalin at the Teheran Conference.