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[The great air defense drill in Berlin demonstrated the perfect discipline of the capital's population. In our picture, air raid wardens carry out "two dead" during the practice.]

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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
Civil defense
Preparedness
Air raid drills
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content : Nothing in this neat and orderly picture hints at the chaos, destruction and sheer terror that were to be experienced in the real air raids that were to come.

Content : Picture caption: "Die große Luftschutzübung in Berlin beweist die mustergütige Diziplin der Bevölkerung der Reichshauptstadt. Auf unserem Bild transportieren Luftschutzwarte 'zwei Tote' während der Übung ab."

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: a261a920-c601-012f-85e7-58d385a7bc34

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. "[The great air defense drill in Berlin demonstrated the perfect discipline of the capital's population. In our picture, air raid wardens carry out "two dead" during the practice.]" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b0764cf4-fca0-0cb7-e040-e00a18067af7

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "[The great air defense drill in Berlin demonstrated the perfect discipline of the capital's population. In our picture, air raid wardens carry out "two dead" during the practice.]" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 3, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b0764cf4-fca0-0cb7-e040-e00a18067af7

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. [The great air defense drill in Berlin demonstrated the perfect discipline of the capital's population. In our picture, air raid wardens carry out "two dead" during the practice.] Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b0764cf4-fca0-0cb7-e040-e00a18067af7

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[The great air defense drill in Berlin demonstrated the perfect discipline of the capital's population.  In our picture, air raid wardens carry out "two dead" during the practice.]