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Faced with the complete superiority of the German army, Warsaw felt compelled to surrender. In the Skoda motor works--eight kilometers from Warsaw--the surrender negotiations for the former Polish capital city take place under the auspices of General Blaskowitz.

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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
Railroad cars
Poland -- History -- Occupation, 1939-1945
Generals -- German
Surrenders
World War, 1939-1945 -- Military personnel -- German
Military officers -- German -- 1939-1945
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content : Picture caption: "In Anerkennung der absoluten Ueberlegenheit der deutschen Wehrmacht sieht sich Warschau zur Uebergabe gezwungen. In den Skoda-Motorenwerken--acht kilometer vor Warschau--finden die Uebergabeverhandlungen der ehemaligen polnischen Hauptstadt unter Leitung von General Blaskowitz statt."

Content : The Polish officers sit with their backs to the camera, the one on the left wearing the traditional Polish soldier's hat ("czapka") with its four-pointed crown. Skoda is a Czech industrial firm which produces heavy machinery and vehicles.

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: 7997b000-c601-012f-1b01-58d385a7bc34

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. "Faced with the complete superiority of the German army, Warsaw felt compelled to surrender. In the Skoda motor works--eight kilometers from Warsaw--the surrender negotiations for the former Polish capital city take place under the auspices of General Blaskowitz." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ad8bf4f8-ab5a-1f4b-e040-e00a18061930

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Faced with the complete superiority of the German army, Warsaw felt compelled to surrender. In the Skoda motor works--eight kilometers from Warsaw--the surrender negotiations for the former Polish capital city take place under the auspices of General Blaskowitz." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 1, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ad8bf4f8-ab5a-1f4b-e040-e00a18061930

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. Faced with the complete superiority of the German army, Warsaw felt compelled to surrender. In the Skoda motor works--eight kilometers from Warsaw--the surrender negotiations for the former Polish capital city take place under the auspices of General Blaskowitz. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ad8bf4f8-ab5a-1f4b-e040-e00a18061930

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Faced with the complete superiority of the German army, Warsaw felt compelled to surrender.  In the Skoda motor works--eight kilometers from Warsaw--the surrender negotiations for the former Polish capital city take place under the auspices of General Blaskowitz.