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[The Fuhrer visited Wilhelmshaven to meet the crews of successful U-boats, among them the men of the submarine which sank the English aircraft carrier "Courageous". The Führer greets the assembled crew.]

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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
Saluting
Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945
Naval parades & ceremonies
Limousines
Submarines -- German
Sailors -- German -- 1939-1945
World War, 1939-1945 -- Military personnel -- German
Navies -- German
Germany. Kriegsmarine
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content : Picture caption: "Der Führer besucht Wilhelmshaven und begrüsst die Mannschaften erfolgreicher U-Boote, unter denen sich auch die Besatzung des U-Bootes befindet, welches den englischen Flugzeugträger "Courageous" versenkte. Der Führer grüsst die angetretene Besatzung."

Content : German submarine U-29 torpedoed and sank the British aircraft carrier HMS "Courageous" on September 17th, 1939. The first Royal navy ship sunk in World War II, the carrier had ironically been hunting for submarines at the time it was lost. Note the blackout covers on the headlights of Hitler's car.

Content : Title translates German picture caption

Source note: Grossdeutschland im Weltgeschehen. Tagesbildberichte 1940. (Berlin Joh. Kasper Co. 1942) Braeckow, Ernst, Author.
Physical Description
Form: Gelatin silver prints ( Library of Congress Thesaurus for Graphic Materials )
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
UUID: 753e40c0-c601-012f-fd82-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1885: Creator Born
  • 1957: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "[The Fuhrer visited Wilhelmshaven to meet the crews of successful U-boats, among them the men of the submarine which sank the English aircraft carrier "Courageous". The Führer greets the assembled crew.]" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ad8bf4f8-ab51-1f4b-e040-e00a18061930

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "[The Fuhrer visited Wilhelmshaven to meet the crews of successful U-boats, among them the men of the submarine which sank the English aircraft carrier "Courageous". The Führer greets the assembled crew.]" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 6, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ad8bf4f8-ab51-1f4b-e040-e00a18061930

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. [The Fuhrer visited Wilhelmshaven to meet the crews of successful U-boats, among them the men of the submarine which sank the English aircraft carrier "Courageous". The Führer greets the assembled crew.] Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ad8bf4f8-ab51-1f4b-e040-e00a18061930

Wikipedia Citation

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[The Fuhrer visited Wilhelmshaven to meet the crews of successful U-boats, among them the men of the submarine which sank the English aircraft carrier "Courageous".  The Führer greets the assembled crew.]