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[The barrage balloons of the German Luftwaffe.]

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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
Barrage balloons
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content : Picture caption: "Der Sperrballons der deutschen Luftwaffe."

Content : Barrage balloons were moored near important installations or cities to defend them against air attack. Heavy cables hanging from the balloons were meant to tangle the propellers or tear off the wings of attacking airplanes.

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: 8782f380-c601-012f-27ed-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 barrage balloons of the German Luftwaffe.]" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ad8bf4f8-ab78-1f4b-e040-e00a18061930

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "[The barrage balloons of the German Luftwaffe.]" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 2, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ad8bf4f8-ab78-1f4b-e040-e00a18061930

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. [The barrage balloons of the German Luftwaffe.] Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ad8bf4f8-ab78-1f4b-e040-e00a18061930

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[The barrage balloons of the German Luftwaffe.]