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On July 18th Berliners were able to joyously greet the first soldiers, returning victorious from the battlefields of Poland and France. These days saw nearly every garrison town in Germany gripped by such outward manifestations of thanksgiving.

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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
Banners
Swastikas
Flags -- German -- 1900-1999
Victory celebrations
Military parades & ceremonies -- Germany -- 1939-1945
Brandenburger Tor (Berlin, Germany)
World War, 1939-1945 -- Germany
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content : Picture caption: "Am 18. Juli konnten die Berliner die ersten Soldaten, die als Sieger von den Schlachtfeldern Polens und Frankreichs heimkehrten, jubelnd begrüßen. Fast in allen deutschen Garnisonstädten fanden in diesen Tagen solche ergreisenden Kundgebungen des Dankes statt."

Content : Title translates German picture caption

Content : The soldiers pass under Berlin's Brandenburg Gate, the victory arch with its Quadriga (four-horse chariot) at the top. "Garrison towns" had large barracks nearby where soldiers were housed and trained.

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: de0605b0-c601-012f-2756-58d385a7bc34

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. "On July 18th Berliners were able to joyously greet the first soldiers, returning victorious from the battlefields of Poland and France. These days saw nearly every garrison town in Germany gripped by such outward manifestations of thanksgiving." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ae7bb9f5-4544-5a5d-e040-e00a1806317f

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "On July 18th Berliners were able to joyously greet the first soldiers, returning victorious from the battlefields of Poland and France. These days saw nearly every garrison town in Germany gripped by such outward manifestations of thanksgiving." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 30, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ae7bb9f5-4544-5a5d-e040-e00a1806317f

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. On July 18th Berliners were able to joyously greet the first soldiers, returning victorious from the battlefields of Poland and France. These days saw nearly every garrison town in Germany gripped by such outward manifestations of thanksgiving. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ae7bb9f5-4544-5a5d-e040-e00a1806317f

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On July 18th Berliners were able to joyously greet the first soldiers, returning victorious from the battlefields of Poland and France. These days saw nearly every garrison town in Germany gripped by such outward manifestations of thanksgiving.