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They (the "fast boats"/Schnellboote) escort larger warships and drive away submarines with depth charges and machine guns.

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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
Machine guns
Binoculars
World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, German
Germany. Kriegsmarine
Warships -- German
Fast attack craft
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content : Picture caption: "Sie begleiten größere Kriegsschiffe und nehmen sofort mit Wasserbomben und MGs. die Verfolgung von U-Booten auf."

Content : Title translates German picture caption

Content : These torpedo-armed craft were the German equivalent of an American PT boat or a British MTB, though much larger than their Allied rivals.

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: dac22ac0-c601-012f-071b-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

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

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They (the "fast boats"/Schnellboote) escort larger warships and drive away submarines with depth charges and machine guns.