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In the meantime the German advance to the northwest goes unceasingly forward. Among the first formations that reached the Channel coast one also finds the Waffen SS.

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Title
In the meantime the German advance to the northwest goes unceasingly forward. Among the first formations that reached the Channel coast one also finds the Waffen SS.
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
Military vehicles -- German -- 1900-1999
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France
World War, 1939-1945 -- Destruction & pillage
Troop movements -- German -- France -- 1939-1945
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content : Picture caption: "Unaufhaltsam ging inzwischen der deutsche Vormarsch nach Nordwesten weiter. Unter den ersten Formationen, die die Kanalküste erreichten, befand sich auch die Waffen-SS."

Content : The Waffen ("armed") SS was a branch of the huge SS organization which operated in tandem with the German army. Originally derided by professional soldiers, the Waffen SS proved capable and ruthless in battle, and lost no opportunity to publicize its deeds as the fighting spearhead of the Nazi Party.

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
UUID: d3367de0-c601-012f-81d7-58d385a7bc34
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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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In the meantime the German advance to the northwest goes unceasingly forward.  Among the first formations that reached the Channel coast one also finds the Waffen SS.