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With unwavering dedication, the German Air Force practiced reprisal. Under the personal command of Reichs Marshal Hermann Goering, German fighter planes flew day and night over the Chanel and punished England.

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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
Military leadership
English Channel
Göring, Hermann, 1893-1946
World War, 1939-1945 -- Military personnel -- German
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, German
Germany. Luftwaffe
Britain, Battle of, Great Britain, 1940
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content : Picture caption: "In unentwegtem Einsatz übte die deutsche Luftwaffe Vergeltung. Unter dem persönlichen Befehl des Reichsmarschalls Hermann Göring flogen Tag und Nacht deutsche Kampfflugzeug über den Kanal und strasten England."

Content : Goering is at left in the white hat. The site is an observation post on the French coast from where the Luftwaffe officers could watch their aircraft flying to attack England across the Channel. Note the high-powered binoculars behind the officers at center.

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: c619aae0-c601-012f-b1ba-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. "With unwavering dedication, the German Air Force practiced reprisal. Under the personal command of Reichs Marshal Hermann Goering, German fighter planes flew day and night over the Chanel and punished England." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ae7bb9f5-4513-5a5d-e040-e00a1806317f

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "With unwavering dedication, the German Air Force practiced reprisal. Under the personal command of Reichs Marshal Hermann Goering, German fighter planes flew day and night over the Chanel and punished England." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 3, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ae7bb9f5-4513-5a5d-e040-e00a1806317f

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. With unwavering dedication, the German Air Force practiced reprisal. Under the personal command of Reichs Marshal Hermann Goering, German fighter planes flew day and night over the Chanel and punished England. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ae7bb9f5-4513-5a5d-e040-e00a1806317f

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With unwavering dedication, the German Air Force practiced reprisal.  Under the personal command of Reichs Marshal Hermann Goering, German fighter planes flew day and night over the Chanel and punished England.