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Under the influence of the English warmongers Warsaw was transformed into a fortress with the help of its agitated people. German infantry in the suburbs of the Polish capital city, behind streetcars and under cover of trenches, waits for our tanks to suppress Polish machine gun nests.

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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
Poland -- History -- Occupation, 1939-1945
Trench warfare
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns
Troop movements -- German -- Poland -- 1939-1945
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content : Picture caption: "Unter dem Einsluss der englischen Kriegstreiber wurde Warschau mit Hilfe der verhetzten Bevölkerung in eine Festung verwandelt. In den Vorstädten der polnischen Hauptstadt erwartet deutsch Infanterie, gedeckt durch Strassenbahnen und in Schützengräben, das Niederkämpfen der polnische MG-Nester durch unsere Panzer."

Content : The beautiful old city of Warsaw was under siege for weeks. Thousands of Polish civilians had been killed by bombing and artillery fire before the German army moved into the suburbs to attack the city's defenses.

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: 7a168220-c601-012f-8ab7-58d385a7bc34

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. "Under the influence of the English warmongers Warsaw was transformed into a fortress with the help of its agitated people. German infantry in the suburbs of the Polish capital city, behind streetcars and under cover of trenches, waits for our tanks to suppress Polish machine gun nests." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ad8bf4f8-ab5b-1f4b-e040-e00a18061930

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Under the influence of the English warmongers Warsaw was transformed into a fortress with the help of its agitated people. German infantry in the suburbs of the Polish capital city, behind streetcars and under cover of trenches, waits for our tanks to suppress Polish machine gun nests." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 3, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ad8bf4f8-ab5b-1f4b-e040-e00a18061930

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. Under the influence of the English warmongers Warsaw was transformed into a fortress with the help of its agitated people. German infantry in the suburbs of the Polish capital city, behind streetcars and under cover of trenches, waits for our tanks to suppress Polish machine gun nests. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ad8bf4f8-ab5b-1f4b-e040-e00a18061930

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Under the influence of the English warmongers Warsaw was transformed into a fortress with the help of its agitated people.  German infantry in the suburbs of the Polish capital city, behind streetcars and under cover of trenches, waits for our tanks to suppress Polish machine gun nests.