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[The British 22,500-ton aircraft carrier "Courageous", which has a capacity for up to 52 airplanes, was sunk by a German U-Boat near the English coast. The sinking of the aircraft mother ship means a huge loss for England.]

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[The British 22,500-ton aircraft carrier "Courageous", which has a capacity for up to 52 airplanes, was sunk by a German U-Boat near the English coast. The sinking of the aircraft mother ship means a huge loss for England.]
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
Aircraft carriers -- British
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content: Picture caption: "Der englische Flugzeugträger ,,Courageous" mit 22 500 Tonnen, der eine Tragmöglichkeit für 52 Flugzeuge besitzt, wurde einem deutschen U-Boot in der Nähe der englischen Küste versenkt. Die Versenkung des Flugzeugmutterschiffs bedeutet für England einen sehr großen Verlust."
Content: One of the world's first aircraft carriers, "Courageous" had been converted from a battleship after World War I. Note the two flight decks, one above the other, built so the ship could launch and recover its airplanes at the same time
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): 9ba20140-c601-012f-4e76-58d385a7bc34
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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. [The British 22,500-ton aircraft carrier "Courageous", which has a capacity for up to 52 airplanes, was sunk by a German U-Boat near the English coast. The sinking of the aircraft mother ship means a huge loss for England.] Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b0764cf4-fc92-0cb7-e040-e00a18067af7

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[The British 22,500-ton aircraft carrier "Courageous", which has a capacity for up to 52 airplanes, was sunk by a German U-Boat near the English coast.  The sinking of the aircraft mother ship means a huge loss for England.]