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One of the results of the firm economic ties between Germany and Russia was the opening of an air mail line between Berlin and Moscow. This was the first Soviet airplane (with 21 passenger seats) to land on German soil.

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

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

1940

Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC EYE
Shelf locator: PC EYE 1940
Topics
Nazi propaganda
Airplanes
Transport planes
Douglas DC-3 (Transport plane)
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content : Picture caption: "Im Rahmen des verstärkten deutsch-russischen Handelsverkehrs wurde auch eine Luftpostlinie Berlin-Moskaw eröffnet. Dies war die erste sowjetrussische Maschine (mit 21 Passagiersitzen), die auf deutschem Boden eintras."

Content : The airplane is an American Douglas DC-3 (or a license-built Russian copy). The Cyrillic lettering on the nose reads "Aeroflot", the name of the Soviet state airline.

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: ba4f4eb0-c601-012f-b0a9-58d385a7bc34

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. "One of the results of the firm economic ties between Germany and Russia was the opening of an air mail line between Berlin and Moscow. This was the first Soviet airplane (with 21 passenger seats) to land on German soil." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ae7bb9f5-44fa-5a5d-e040-e00a1806317f

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "One of the results of the firm economic ties between Germany and Russia was the opening of an air mail line between Berlin and Moscow. This was the first Soviet airplane (with 21 passenger seats) to land on German soil." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 2, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ae7bb9f5-44fa-5a5d-e040-e00a1806317f

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. One of the results of the firm economic ties between Germany and Russia was the opening of an air mail line between Berlin and Moscow. This was the first Soviet airplane (with 21 passenger seats) to land on German soil. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ae7bb9f5-44fa-5a5d-e040-e00a1806317f

Wikipedia Citation

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One of the results of the firm economic ties between Germany and Russia was the opening of an air mail line between Berlin and Moscow.  This was the first Soviet airplane (with 21 passenger seats) to land on German soil.