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[The German Navy fought against them gallantly and with great success. By February 28, 1940 Lieutenant captain Schultze's U-Boat was able to sink 16 ships for a loss of 114,000 Gross Register Tons. The brave crew was awarded the Iron Cross, while the dashing captain was presented the Knight's Cross by the Fuhrer.]

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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
Military decorations
Shaking hands
Sailors -- German -- 1939-1945
World War, 1939-1945 -- Military personnel -- German
Germany. Kriegsmarine
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content : Note the leather clothing worn by U-boat crews at sea and the beards grown by many men during deployments when fresh water for personal uses (like shaving) was scarce.

Content : Picture caption: "Die deutsche Kriegsmarine kämpft dagegen ritterlich und mit großem Erfolg. Das U-Boot des käpitanleutnants Schultze konnte bis zum 28. Februar 1940 16 Schiffe mit 114 000 BRT. versenken. Die tapfere Mannschaft erhielt das Eiserne Kreuz, dem schneidigen Kapitän überreichte der Führer das Ritterkreuz."

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: ad9c8610-c601-012f-6939-58d385a7bc34

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 German Navy fought against them gallantly and with great success. By February 28, 1940 Lieutenant captain Schultze's U-Boat was able to sink 16 ships for a loss of 114,000 Gross Register Tons. The brave crew was awarded the Iron Cross, while the dashing captain was presented the Knight's Cross by the Fuhrer.]" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b0764cf4-fcb8-0cb7-e040-e00a18067af7

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "[The German Navy fought against them gallantly and with great success. By February 28, 1940 Lieutenant captain Schultze's U-Boat was able to sink 16 ships for a loss of 114,000 Gross Register Tons. The brave crew was awarded the Iron Cross, while the dashing captain was presented the Knight's Cross by the Fuhrer.]" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 25, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b0764cf4-fcb8-0cb7-e040-e00a18067af7

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. [The German Navy fought against them gallantly and with great success. By February 28, 1940 Lieutenant captain Schultze's U-Boat was able to sink 16 ships for a loss of 114,000 Gross Register Tons. The brave crew was awarded the Iron Cross, while the dashing captain was presented the Knight's Cross by the Fuhrer.] Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b0764cf4-fcb8-0cb7-e040-e00a18067af7

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[The German Navy fought against them gallantly and with great success.  By February 28, 1940 Lieutenant captain Schultze's U-Boat was able to sink 16 ships for a loss of 114,000 Gross Register Tons.  The brave crew was awarded the Iron Cross, while the dashing captain was presented the Knight's Cross by the Fuhrer.]