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[The Christmas visit by the Fuhrer was a great experience for all the soldiers. Just as when they had fought on Polish (battle)fields, the Fuhrer went to them, he with his troops, so that leadership and people are always found as one.]

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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
World War, 1939-1945 -- Poland
Poland -- History -- Occupation, 1939-1945
Military parades & ceremonies
Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945
World War, 1939-1945 -- Military personnel -- German
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content : Blemishes on image.

Content : During the long period of inaction of the "Phoney War" (October 1939-April 1940), both Axis and Allied leaders visited the front to show themselves to their soldiers to keep up morale.

Content : Picture caption: "Dieser Weihnachtsbesuch des Führer war allen Soldaten ein grosses Erlebnis. Wie im Kampf auf den polnischen Feldern, so zeigte auch hier Adolf Hitler, dass er und seine Soldaten, dass Führung und Volk in allen Stunden eins sind."

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: 77a54f30-c601-012f-bcdf-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

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

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "[The Christmas visit by the Fuhrer was a great experience for all the soldiers. Just as when they had fought on Polish (battle)fields, the Fuhrer went to them, he with his troops, so that leadership and people are always found as one.]" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ad8bf4f8-ab56-1f4b-e040-e00a18061930

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "[The Christmas visit by the Fuhrer was a great experience for all the soldiers. Just as when they had fought on Polish (battle)fields, the Fuhrer went to them, he with his troops, so that leadership and people are always found as one.]" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 3, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ad8bf4f8-ab56-1f4b-e040-e00a18061930

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. [The Christmas visit by the Fuhrer was a great experience for all the soldiers. Just as when they had fought on Polish (battle)fields, the Fuhrer went to them, he with his troops, so that leadership and people are always found as one.] Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ad8bf4f8-ab56-1f4b-e040-e00a18061930

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[The Christmas visit by the Fuhrer was a great experience for all the soldiers.  Just as when they had fought on Polish (battle)fields, the Fuhrer went to them, he with his troops, so that leadership and people are always found as one.]