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On April 20th the Fuhrer celebrated his war-birthday, which the people took part in with merry hearts in spite of the situation. The Führer paid his respects to the Commander-in-Chief of the armed forces and the Reichsleiters, among whom was Chief of Staff Lutze, who brought the good wishes of the S.A.

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On April 20th the Fuhrer celebrated his war-birthday, which the people took part in with merry hearts in spite of the situation. The Führer paid his respects to the Commander-in-Chief of the armed forces and the Reichsleiters, among whom was Chief of Staff Lutze, who brought the good wishes of the S.A.
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
Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945
Swastikas
Nazis
Shaking hands
Government officials -- Germany -- 1939-1945
Lutze, Viktor, 1890-1943
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content: Picture caption: "Am 20. April beging der Führer sein Kriegsgeburtstag, an dem die Bevölkerung trotz des Aussalles aller Feierlichkeiten herzlichen und innigen Unteil nahm. Der Führer empfing die Oberbesehlshaber der Wehrmachtsteile und die reichsleiter, von denen Stabschef Lutze die Glückwünsche der SA. überbrachte."
Content: Title translates German picture caption
Content: Viktor Lutze was head of the S.A. (Sturmabteilung=Storm Detachment), the "Brownshirts" or "Storm Troopers". He died following a car accident in 1943.
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): e2c8a0e0-c601-012f-23d9-58d385a7bc34
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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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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "On April 20th the Fuhrer celebrated his war-birthday, which the people took part in with merry hearts in spite of the situation. The Führer paid his respects to the Commander-in-Chief of the armed forces and the Reichsleiters, among whom was Chief of Staff Lutze, who brought the good wishes of the S.A." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ae7bb9f5-454e-5a5d-e040-e00a1806317f

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "On April 20th the Fuhrer celebrated his war-birthday, which the people took part in with merry hearts in spite of the situation. The Führer paid his respects to the Commander-in-Chief of the armed forces and the Reichsleiters, among whom was Chief of Staff Lutze, who brought the good wishes of the S.A." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 29, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ae7bb9f5-454e-5a5d-e040-e00a1806317f

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. On April 20th the Fuhrer celebrated his war-birthday, which the people took part in with merry hearts in spite of the situation. The Führer paid his respects to the Commander-in-Chief of the armed forces and the Reichsleiters, among whom was Chief of Staff Lutze, who brought the good wishes of the S.A. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ae7bb9f5-454e-5a5d-e040-e00a1806317f

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On April 20th the Fuhrer celebrated his war-birthday, which the people took part in with merry hearts in spite of the situation.  The Führer paid his respects to the Commander-in-Chief of the armed forces and the Reichsleiters, among whom was Chief of Staff Lutze, who brought the good wishes of the S.A.