Cartoon by Opland on the Saar question (21 January 1950)

‘Exchange of words … Both together: “Hands off, the Saar is mine!”’ On 21 January 1950, Opland, Dutch cartoonist, illustrates the differences of opinion which pit Konrad Adenauer, German Chancellor (left), and Robert Schuman, French Foreign Minister (right), against each other on the political and economic future of the Saar.

Source and copyright

Source: Opland. Buitenlandse Zaken in woord en beeld: 30 jaar wereldgeschiedenis. Amsterdam: Harmonie-Opland, 1977. 156 p.

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Cartoon by Opland on the Saar question (21 January 1950)