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Because the wounded one's hand cannot do so, the nurse from the German Red Cross writes a letter to his parents and wife. In a thousand small ways the homeland shows its thanks to its soldiers.

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Title
Because the wounded one's hand cannot do so, the nurse from the German Red Cross writes a letter to his parents and wife. In a thousand small ways the homeland shows its thanks to its soldiers.
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
Nurses
War casualties
Red Cross and Red Crescent
World War, 1939-1945 -- Casualties
Letter writing
World War, 1939-1945 -- Germany
World War, 1939-1945 -- Medical aspects -- German
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content: Picture caption: "Da die Hand des Verwundeten noch den Dienst versagt, schreibt die Schwester vom Deutschen Roten Kreuz auch eine Briefe an Eltern und Braut. Mit tausend kleinen Hilfereichungen stattet die Heimat den Soldaten ihren Dank ab."
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): bff3a5d0-c601-012f-6745-58d385a7bc34
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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Because the wounded one's hand cannot do so, the nurse from the German Red Cross writes a letter to his parents and wife.  In a thousand small ways the homeland shows its thanks to its soldiers.