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[The War Christmas of 1939 was a Christmas of the German people with the same fellow-feeling and joy as every year. The soldiers were especially happy that Adolf Hitler, First Soldier of the Reich, spent the three days of Christmas with them.]

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Names
Hoffmann, Heinrich (1885-1957) (Photographer)
Collection

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

1939

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1939-12
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC EYE
Shelf locator: PC EYE 1939
Topics
Nazi propaganda
Eating & drinking
Poland -- History -- Occupation, 1939-1945
Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945
Mess halls
Military officers -- German -- 1939-1945
World War, 1939-1945 -- Military life -- German
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content : Picture caption: "Das Kriegsweihnachten 1939 war ein Weihnachtsfest des deutschen Volkes mit der gleichen Innigkeit und Freunde wie in jedem Jahr. Besonders gross war die Freude der Soldaten, denn der erste Soldat des reiches, Adolf Hitler, verbrachte die drei Weichnachtsfesttage mitten unter ihnen."

Content : Blemishes and tear on image.

Source identifier : 13483 (Hades Legacy Identifier / Struc ID)

Content : This picture, as well as those preceding it, continues the theme that, even though Germany is suffering war's privations, her traditions and life carry on.

Content: Title translates German picture caption
Physical Description
Form: Gelatin silver prints ( Library of Congress Thesaurus for Graphic Materials )
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
UUID: 789f8230-c601-012f-f59e-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1885: Creator Born
  • 1939: Issued
  • 1957: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "[The War Christmas of 1939 was a Christmas of the German people with the same fellow-feeling and joy as every year. The soldiers were especially happy that Adolf Hitler, First Soldier of the Reich, spent the three days of Christmas with them.]" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1939-12. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ad8bf4f8-ab58-1f4b-e040-e00a18061930

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "[The War Christmas of 1939 was a Christmas of the German people with the same fellow-feeling and joy as every year. The soldiers were especially happy that Adolf Hitler, First Soldier of the Reich, spent the three days of Christmas with them.]" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 18, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ad8bf4f8-ab58-1f4b-e040-e00a18061930

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1939-12). [The War Christmas of 1939 was a Christmas of the German people with the same fellow-feeling and joy as every year. The soldiers were especially happy that Adolf Hitler, First Soldier of the Reich, spent the three days of Christmas with them.] Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ad8bf4f8-ab58-1f4b-e040-e00a18061930

Wikipedia Citation

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[The War Christmas of 1939 was a Christmas of the German people with the same fellow-feeling and joy as every year.  The soldiers were especially happy that Adolf Hitler, First Soldier of the Reich, spent the three days of Christmas with them.]