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This is the road of the French retreat. Dotted with equipment thrown away by the fleeing army, marked by ruins created by the hard work of German Stukas.

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Title
This is the road of the French retreat. Dotted with equipment thrown away by the fleeing army, marked by ruins created by the hard work of German Stukas.
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
War damage -- France
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content: Picture caption: "Das ist die straße des französischen Rückzuges. Übersät von Ausrüstungsgegenständen, die die Fliehenden weggeworsen hatten, übersät von Trümmern, die die harte Arbeit der deutschen Stukas verrieten."
Content: German airplanes, including "Stuka" dive bombers, not only attacked columns of French soldiers and military vehicles on the roads but also strafed and bombed crowds of civilian refugees in order to cause panic and tie up communications arteries.
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): d1d6bb60-c601-012f-0895-58d385a7bc34
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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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This is the road of the French retreat.  Dotted with equipment thrown away by the fleeing army, marked by ruins created by the hard work of German Stukas.