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Bomb after bomb hits home; in retaliation the German Air Force attacked deeper and deeper into the economic structure of the capital of the British Empire. This shot from a German plane shows a cargo ship on fire in the lower Thames.

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Title
Bomb after bomb hits home; in retaliation the German Air Force attacked deeper and deeper into the economic structure of the capital of the British Empire. This shot from a German plane shows a cargo ship on fire in the lower Thames.
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
London (England)
Aerial bombings
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, German
Britain, Battle of, Great Britain, 1940
War damage -- England
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content: Picture caption: "Bombe auf Bombe saß; denn die Vergeltung der deutschen Luftwaffe griff immer tiefer in die Wirtschaftsstruktur der Haupstadt des britischen Weltreiches. Diese Aufnahme aus einem deutschen Flugzeug zeigt einen in Brand geworfenen Frachtdampfer auf der unteren Themse."
Content: Photos taken by reconnaissance planes after an attack were important for seeing how much damage had been done to a target. Note the multiple railway lines curving through the tightly-packed warehouses.
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): ec0748a0-c601-012f-0ac4-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1885: Creator Born
  • 1957: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Bomb after bomb hits home; in retaliation the German Air Force attacked deeper and deeper into the economic structure of the capital of the British Empire.  This shot from a German plane shows a cargo ship on fire in the lower Thames.