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This is how German bombs hit. Our picture shows countless bomb craters amidst the armaments factories of the city of Coventry after a major attack by the German Air Force. Other English cities will soon share the fate of Coventry.

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This is how German bombs hit. Our picture shows countless bomb craters amidst the armaments factories of the city of Coventry after a major attack by the German Air Force. Other English cities will soon share the fate of Coventry.
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
Smoke
Aerial bombings
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, German
Britain, Battle of, Great Britain, 1940
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content: Picture caption: "So treffen deutsche bomben. Unser Bild zeigt die zahllosen Bombentrichter in den Rüstungswerfen der Stadt Coventry nach dem Großangriff der deutschen Luftwaffe. Andere englische Städte teilten bald das Schicksal Coventrys."
Content: This is not the infamous air raid of 14-15 November which destroyed the city's famous cathedral among many other buildings. That attack took place at night.
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
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): be1085b0-c601-012f-4901-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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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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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "This is how German bombs hit. Our picture shows countless bomb craters amidst the armaments factories of the city of Coventry after a major attack by the German Air Force. Other English cities will soon share the fate of Coventry." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 26, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ae7bb9f5-4502-5a5d-e040-e00a1806317f

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. This is how German bombs hit. Our picture shows countless bomb craters amidst the armaments factories of the city of Coventry after a major attack by the German Air Force. Other English cities will soon share the fate of Coventry. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ae7bb9f5-4502-5a5d-e040-e00a1806317f

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This is how German bombs hit.  Our picture shows countless bomb craters amidst the armaments factories of the city of Coventry after a major attack by the German Air Force.  Other English cities will soon share the fate of Coventry.