+ o - ^
previous next
Index

[The German Air Force relentlessly kept up their retaliatory air strikes against England. They broke through the English defense, and added to the heavy losses of the RAF. For the defeat of forty British airmen, the Fuhrer honored Air Force Major Moelders with the Knight's Cross with Oak Leaves, the second officer of the German armed forces to be so honored]

More Details Cite This Item

3971635

Library division & collection with this item:

This Item

[The German Air Force relentlessly kept up their retaliatory air strikes against England.  They broke through the English defense, and added to the heavy losses of the RAF.  For the defeat of forty British airmen, the Fuhrer honored Air Force Major Moelders  with the Knight's Cross with Oak Leaves, the second officer of the German armed forces to be so honored]

View this item elsewhere:

Title
[The German Air Force relentlessly kept up their retaliatory air strikes against England. They broke through the English defense, and added to the heavy losses of the RAF. For the defeat of forty British airmen, the Fuhrer honored Air Force Major Moelders with the Knight's Cross with Oak Leaves, the second officer of the German armed forces to be so honored]
Names
Hoffmann, Heinrich (1885-1957) (Photographer)
Collection

Eye on the Reich : German propaganda photographs, 1939-1942.

1940

Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC EYE
Shelf locator: PC EYE 1940
Topics
Nazi propaganda
Military decorations
Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945
Fighter pilots -- German
World War, 1939-1945 -- Military personnel -- German
Germany. Luftwaffe
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content: Picture caption: "Pausenlos führte die deutsche Luftwaffe ihre Vergeltungsflüge gegen England fort. Sie durchbrach die englische Abwehr und sügte der britischen Luftwaffe schwere Verluste zu. Für die Niederkämpfung vierzig englischer Flieger zeichnete der Führer den Fliegermajor Mölders als zweiten Offizier der deutschen Wehrmacht mit dem Eichenlaub zum Ritterkreuz aus."
Content: Werner Mölders was a Luftwaffe fighter ace and the first pilot ever to score 100 victories in aerial combat. He died as a passenger in a plane crash in 1941.
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): ea9a62a0-c601-012f-f083-58d385a7bc34
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

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "[The German Air Force relentlessly kept up their retaliatory air strikes against England. They broke through the English defense, and added to the heavy losses of the RAF. For the defeat of forty British airmen, the Fuhrer honored Air Force Major Moelders with the Knight's Cross with Oak Leaves, the second officer of the German armed forces to be so honored]" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b1cacde4-eaa7-3a32-e040-e00a18064701

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "[The German Air Force relentlessly kept up their retaliatory air strikes against England. They broke through the English defense, and added to the heavy losses of the RAF. For the defeat of forty British airmen, the Fuhrer honored Air Force Major Moelders with the Knight's Cross with Oak Leaves, the second officer of the German armed forces to be so honored]" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 5, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b1cacde4-eaa7-3a32-e040-e00a18064701

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. [The German Air Force relentlessly kept up their retaliatory air strikes against England. They broke through the English defense, and added to the heavy losses of the RAF. For the defeat of forty British airmen, the Fuhrer honored Air Force Major Moelders with the Knight's Cross with Oak Leaves, the second officer of the German armed forces to be so honored] Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b1cacde4-eaa7-3a32-e040-e00a18064701

Wikipedia Citation

<ref name=NYPL>{{cite web | url=http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b1cacde4-eaa7-3a32-e040-e00a18064701 | title= (still image) [The German Air Force relentlessly kept up their retaliatory air strikes against England. They broke through the English defense, and added to the heavy losses of the RAF. For the defeat of forty British airmen, the Fuhrer honored Air Force Major Moelders with the Knight's Cross with Oak Leaves, the second officer of the German armed forces to be so honored] }} |author=Digital Collections, The New York Public Library |accessdate=December 5, 2016 |publisher=The New York Public Library, Astor, Lennox, and Tilden Foundation}}</ref>

[The German Air Force relentlessly kept up their retaliatory air strikes against England.  They broke through the English defense, and added to the heavy losses of the RAF.  For the defeat of forty British airmen, the Fuhrer honored Air Force Major Moelders  with the Knight's Cross with Oak Leaves, the second officer of the German armed forces to be so honored]