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[A solemn state ceremony takes place in front of the Unter den Linden memorial in honor of Colonel General Baron von Fritsch who was killed by the enemy on September 22nd on the eastern front. General Field Marshal Goering in front of the casket.]

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[A solemn state ceremony takes place in front of the Unter den Linden memorial in honor of Colonel General Baron von Fritsch who was killed by the enemy on September 22nd on the eastern front.  General Field Marshal Goering in front of the casket.]

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[A solemn state ceremony takes place in front of the Unter den Linden memorial in honor of Colonel General Baron von Fritsch who was killed by the enemy on September 22nd on the eastern front. General Field Marshal Goering in front of the casket.]
Names
Hoffmann, Heinrich (1885-1957) (Photographer)
Collection

Eye on the Reich : German propaganda photographs, 1939-1942.

1939

Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC EYE
Shelf locator: PC EYE 1939
Topics
Nazi propaganda
Rain
Funeral rites & ceremonies -- Germany
Military funerals
Unter den Linden (Berlin, Germany)
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content: General Werner von Fritsch, though loyal to the Reich and once Commander-in-Chief of the German Army, had had a troubled relationship with the Führer and his policies, eventually being forced to retire after a manufactured scandal. Recalled to service when the war started, he was fatally shot in Poland while visiting the front near Warsaw. Goering was the only major Nazi functionary to attend his funeral.
Content: Picture caption: "Zu Ehren des am 22. September an der Ostfront vor dem Feinde gefallenen Generalobersten Freiherrn von Fritsch findet vor dem Ehrenmal Unter den Linden ein feierlicher Staatsakt statt. Generalfeldmarschall Göring vor dem Sarg."
Content: Title translates German picture caption
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): 97c5e340-c601-012f-b2b4-58d385a7bc34
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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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[A solemn state ceremony takes place in front of the Unter den Linden memorial in honor of Colonel General Baron von Fritsch who was killed by the enemy on September 22nd on the eastern front.  General Field Marshal Goering in front of the casket.]