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Greatest of all was the joy of families whose fathers came home from Poland and the Western Front for Christmas leave. The State Railways put on special trains for those farthest away, and many in field gray benefitted from this.

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Greatest of all was the joy of families whose fathers came home from Poland and the Western Front for Christmas leave.  The State Railways put on special trains for those farthest away, and many in field gray benefitted from this.]

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Greatest of all was the joy of families whose fathers came home from Poland and the Western Front for Christmas leave. The State Railways put on special trains for those farthest away, and many in field gray benefitted from this.
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
Germans
Arrivals & departures
Homecomings
Happiness
Fathers
World War, 1939-1945 -- Social aspects -- Germany
Soldiers -- German -- 1939-1945
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content: Picture caption: "Am größten war natürlich die freude bei den Familien, wo der Vater aus Polen aber vom Westwall auf Weihnachtsurlaub kam. Die Reichsbahn hatte bis zum äußersten Urlaubsonderzüge eingelegt, um recht vielen Feldgrauen dieses Glück zu bescheren."
Content: Blemishes on image.
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): abc9f510-c601-012f-5318-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

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. "Greatest of all was the joy of families whose fathers came home from Poland and the Western Front for Christmas leave. The State Railways put on special trains for those farthest away, and many in field gray benefitted from this." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b0764cf4-fcb4-0cb7-e040-e00a18067af7

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Greatest of all was the joy of families whose fathers came home from Poland and the Western Front for Christmas leave. The State Railways put on special trains for those farthest away, and many in field gray benefitted from this." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 4, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b0764cf4-fcb4-0cb7-e040-e00a18067af7

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. Greatest of all was the joy of families whose fathers came home from Poland and the Western Front for Christmas leave. The State Railways put on special trains for those farthest away, and many in field gray benefitted from this. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b0764cf4-fcb4-0cb7-e040-e00a18067af7

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Greatest of all was the joy of families whose fathers came home from Poland and the Western Front for Christmas leave.  The State Railways put on special trains for those farthest away, and many in field gray benefitted from this.