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Bunker after bunker, defense line after defense line, fortress after fortress falls into the hands of the Germans. Here German troops march into the conquered fortress of Maubeuge.

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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
Soldiers -- German -- 1939-1945
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France
France -- History -- German occupation, 1940-1945
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content : Picture caption: "Bunker auf Bunker, Verteidigungslinie auf Verteidigungslinie, Festung auf Festung fielen den Deutschen in die Hand. So marschierten die deutschen Truppen in die eroberte Festung Maubeuge ein."

Content : Much of the town center of Maubeuge, a famous French fortress city, was destroyed during the fighting in 1940.

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: d25b1740-c601-012f-96a6-58d385a7bc34

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. "Bunker after bunker, defense line after defense line, fortress after fortress falls into the hands of the Germans. Here German troops march into the conquered fortress of Maubeuge." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ae7bb9f5-452b-5a5d-e040-e00a1806317f

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. Bunker after bunker, defense line after defense line, fortress after fortress falls into the hands of the Germans. Here German troops march into the conquered fortress of Maubeuge. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ae7bb9f5-452b-5a5d-e040-e00a1806317f

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Bunker after bunker, defense line after defense line, fortress after fortress falls into the hands of the Germans.  Here German troops march into the conquered fortress of Maubeuge.