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[The badly injured assistant machinist from the "Altmark", Wilhelm Richert, was flown in a special plane to Berlin to demonstrate to the world's press the result of English crimes.]

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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
Passengers
War casualties
Airplanes
Wounds & injuries
World War, 1939-1945 -- Casualties
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content : "Altmark" was supply ship for the German cruiser raider "Graf Spee". It was also used as a prison to hold merchant seamen from ships "Graf Spee" had sunk. While "Altmark" was in neutral Norwegian waters, a British destroyer attacked her and freed the captives. The Germans regarded this attack as piracy.

Content : Picture caption: "Der scwerverletzte Maschinenassistant der "Altmark", Wilhelm Richert, wurde in einem Sonderflugzeug nach Berlin geschafft und schilderte hier vor der Weltpresse den Ablauf des englischen Verbrechens."

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: 001ad210-c602-012f-b449-58d385a7bc34

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 badly injured assistant machinist from the "Altmark", Wilhelm Richert, was flown in a special plane to Berlin to demonstrate to the world's press the result of English crimes.]" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b1cacde4-ead6-3a32-e040-e00a18064701

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "[The badly injured assistant machinist from the "Altmark", Wilhelm Richert, was flown in a special plane to Berlin to demonstrate to the world's press the result of English crimes.]" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 29, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b1cacde4-ead6-3a32-e040-e00a18064701

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. [The badly injured assistant machinist from the "Altmark", Wilhelm Richert, was flown in a special plane to Berlin to demonstrate to the world's press the result of English crimes.] Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b1cacde4-ead6-3a32-e040-e00a18064701

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[The badly injured assistant machinist from the "Altmark", Wilhelm Richert, was flown in a special plane to Berlin to demonstrate to the world's press the result of English crimes.]