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To the great joy of the people of Danzig, the German navy school ship "Schleswig-Holstein" was brought into the city's harbor by the high seas tugs "Albert Forster" and "Danzig".

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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
Poland -- History -- Occupation, 1939-1945
Tugboats
Training-ships
Warships -- German
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content : Picture caption: "Unter dem Jubel der Danziger Bevölkerung wird das Schulschiff der deutschen Kriegsmarine 'Schleswig-Holstein' von den Hochseeschleppern 'Albert Forster' und 'Danzig' in den Danziger Hafen eingebracht."

Content : This old "pre-dreadnought" battleship was one of the few ships the German navy had been allowed to keep after World War I. It would fire the first shots of World War II when it began shelling the Polish fort of Westerplatte, near Danzig, early on September 1, 1939.

Content : Title translates German picture caption

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: a0a6bcf0-c601-012f-4201-58d385a7bc34

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. "To the great joy of the people of Danzig, the German navy school ship "Schleswig-Holstein" was brought into the city's harbor by the high seas tugs "Albert Forster" and "Danzig"." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b0764cf4-fc9d-0cb7-e040-e00a18067af7

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "To the great joy of the people of Danzig, the German navy school ship "Schleswig-Holstein" was brought into the city's harbor by the high seas tugs "Albert Forster" and "Danzig"." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 2, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b0764cf4-fc9d-0cb7-e040-e00a18067af7

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. To the great joy of the people of Danzig, the German navy school ship "Schleswig-Holstein" was brought into the city's harbor by the high seas tugs "Albert Forster" and "Danzig". Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b0764cf4-fc9d-0cb7-e040-e00a18067af7

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To the great joy of the people of Danzig, the German navy school ship "Schleswig-Holstein" was brought into the city's harbor by the high seas tugs "Albert Forster" and "Danzig".