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[The duties of the German patrol boats are difficult, as they tirelessly battle high seas and winter storms on their far-flung posts to keep the German sea lanes safe.]

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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
Seas
World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, German
Warships -- German
Fast attack craft
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content : Picture caption: "Schwer ist der Dienst der deutschen Vorpostenboote, die unermüdlich bei grober See und schweren Winterstürmen als weit vorgeschobene Posten die deutschen Seewege sichern."

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: da590010-c601-012f-1c36-58d385a7bc34

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. "[The duties of the German patrol boats are difficult, as they tirelessly battle high seas and winter storms on their far-flung posts to keep the German sea lanes safe.]" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ae7bb9f5-453c-5a5d-e040-e00a1806317f

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "[The duties of the German patrol boats are difficult, as they tirelessly battle high seas and winter storms on their far-flung posts to keep the German sea lanes safe.]" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 29, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ae7bb9f5-453c-5a5d-e040-e00a1806317f

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. [The duties of the German patrol boats are difficult, as they tirelessly battle high seas and winter storms on their far-flung posts to keep the German sea lanes safe.] Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ae7bb9f5-453c-5a5d-e040-e00a1806317f

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[The duties of the German patrol boats are difficult, as they tirelessly battle high seas and winter storms on their far-flung posts to keep the German sea lanes safe.]