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[The launching of the huge battleship "Bismarck" is watched by nearly the whole population of Hamburg.]

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Title
[The launching of the huge battleship "Bismarck" is watched by nearly the whole population of Hamburg.]
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
Battleships -- German
Launchings
Bismarck (Battleship)
Germany. Kriegsmarine
Warships -- German
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content : It was German naval tradition not to reveal a ship's name until the day of launching. The name-plate reading "Bismarck", hanging between one of the garlands at the bow, has just been flipped over as the ship begins to slide into the water.

Content : Picture caption: "Der Stapellauf des großen Schlachtschiffe "Bismarck" unter Anteilnahme der ganzen Bevölkerung Hamburgs."

Content : Title translates German picture caption

Source note: Grossdeutschland im Weltgeschehen. Tagesbildberichte 1940. (Berlin Joh. Kasper Co. 1942) Braeckow, Ernst, Author.
Physical Description
Gelatin silver prints
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
UUID: 87fa2f40-c601-012f-5adf-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1885: Creator Born
  • 1957: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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[The launching of the huge battleship "Bismarck" is watched by nearly the whole population of Hamburg.]