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Fighter Squadron Schumacher, which quickly became known for its victory over the German Bight, can claim new victories over English Wellington bombers. These fliers would enthusiastically welcome the return of enemy planes.

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Title
Fighter Squadron Schumacher, which quickly became known for its victory over the German Bight, can claim new victories over English Wellington bombers. These fliers would enthusiastically welcome the return of enemy planes.
Names
Hoffmann, Heinrich (1885-1957) (Photographer)
Collection

Eye on the Reich : German propaganda photographs, 1939-1942.

1939

Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC EYE
Shelf locator: PC EYE 1939
Topics
Nazi propaganda
Celebrations
Flight crews
Victories
Fighter pilots -- German
World War, 1939-1945 -- Military personnel -- German
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content : Picture caption: "Das Jagdgeschwader Schumacher, das durch seinen Sieg in der Deutschen Bucht schnell bekanntgeworden war, konnte neue Siege über englische Wellington-Bomber erringen. Begeistert werden die Jagdflieger bei der Rücktehr vom Feindflug umjubelt."

Content : British Royal Air Force two-engined Wellington bombers made several raids across the North Sea to attack German naval ships in port at the start of the war. German anti-aircraft guns and fighters caused heavy losses to the unescorted attackers.

Content : Title translates German picture caption

Source note: Grossdeutschland im Weltgeschehen. Tagesbildberichte 1940. (Berlin Joh. Kasper Co. 1942) Braeckow, Ernst, Author.
Physical Description
Gelatin silver prints
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
UUID: 74578ac0-c601-012f-0f2a-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1885: Creator Born
  • 1957: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Fighter Squadron Schumacher, which quickly became known for its victory over the German Bight, can claim new victories over English Wellington bombers.  These fliers would enthusiastically welcome the return of enemy planes.