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On June 21st the Fuhrer arrived in Compiegne to sign the armistice. Our picture shows Adolf Hitler speaking with the Commanders-in-Chief of the Armed Forces and Reichsminister Hess. In the background is the monument to Foch.

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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
Historic sites
Foch, Ferdinand, 1851-1929
Military leadership
Military occupations
Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945
Surrenders
Military officers -- German -- 1939-1945
Raeder, Erich, 1876-1960
France -- History -- German occupation, 1940-1945
World War, 1939-1945 -- Surrenders -- French
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content : Picture caption: "Am 21. Juni traf der Führer zur Unterzeichnung des Waffenstillstandes in Compiègne ein. Unser Bild zeigt Adolf Hitler im Gespräch mit Oberbesehlshabern der Wehrmachtsteile und Reichsminister Heß. Im hintergrund das Foch-Denkmal."

Content : The flag at right rear is Hitler's personal standard. Designed by Hitler himself, it was displayed whenever the Führer was present in an official capacity.

Content: Title translates German picture caption
Physical Description
Form: Gelatin silver prints ( Library of Congress Thesaurus for Graphic Materials )
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
UUID: cef490b0-c601-012f-2633-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1885: Creator Born
  • 1957: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "On June 21st the Fuhrer arrived in Compiegne to sign the armistice. Our picture shows Adolf Hitler speaking with the Commanders-in-Chief of the Armed Forces and Reichsminister Hess. In the background is the monument to Foch." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ae7bb9f5-4524-5a5d-e040-e00a1806317f

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "On June 21st the Fuhrer arrived in Compiegne to sign the armistice. Our picture shows Adolf Hitler speaking with the Commanders-in-Chief of the Armed Forces and Reichsminister Hess. In the background is the monument to Foch." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 29, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ae7bb9f5-4524-5a5d-e040-e00a1806317f

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. On June 21st the Fuhrer arrived in Compiegne to sign the armistice. Our picture shows Adolf Hitler speaking with the Commanders-in-Chief of the Armed Forces and Reichsminister Hess. In the background is the monument to Foch. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ae7bb9f5-4524-5a5d-e040-e00a1806317f

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On June 21st the Fuhrer arrived in Compiegne to sign the armistice.  Our picture shows Adolf Hitler speaking with the Commanders-in-Chief of the Armed Forces and Reichsminister Hess.  In the background is the monument to Foch.