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[The German Fast boat has become a powerful and, above all, fast weapon. In a short time it has established a good name for itself, especially in protecting against submarines.]

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[The German Fast boat has become a powerful and, above all, fast weapon.  In a short time it has established a good name for itself, especially in protecting against submarines.]

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Title
[The German Fast boat has become a powerful and, above all, fast weapon. In a short time it has established a good name for itself, especially in protecting against submarines.]
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
Torpedo boats
World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, German
Warships -- German
Fast attack craft
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content: Picture caption: "Zu einer starten und vor allem schnellen Wasse find die deutschen Schnellbote [sic.] geworden. Sie haben sich in kurzer Zeit einen guten Namen gemacht, besonders bei der U-Boot-Sicherung."
Content: Title translates German picture caption
Content: The more well-known Allied name for these large and capable vessels was "E-boat", which simply stood for "Enemy boat".
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): db3c76c0-c601-012f-a884-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1885: Creator Born
  • 1957: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "[The German Fast boat has become a powerful and, above all, fast weapon. In a short time it has established a good name for itself, especially in protecting against submarines.]" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ae7bb9f5-453e-5a5d-e040-e00a1806317f

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "[The German Fast boat has become a powerful and, above all, fast weapon. In a short time it has established a good name for itself, especially in protecting against submarines.]" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 10, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ae7bb9f5-453e-5a5d-e040-e00a1806317f

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[The German Fast boat has become a powerful and, above all, fast weapon.  In a short time it has established a good name for itself, especially in protecting against submarines.]