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In April our U-Boat fleet was especially successful. On April 8th the Supreme Command of the Armed Forces issued the special announcement that German U-Boats in the Atlantic had sunk 16 merchant ships off the coasts of America and Africa totaling 104,000 BRT. German U-Boat on patrol in the Atlantic.

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In April our U-Boat fleet was especially successful.  On April 8th the Supreme Command of the Armed Forces issued the special announcement that German U-Boats in the Atlantic  had sunk 16 merchant ships off the coasts of America and Africa totaling 104,000 BRT.  German U-Boat on patrol in the Atlantic.]

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In April our U-Boat fleet was especially successful. On April 8th the Supreme Command of the Armed Forces issued the special announcement that German U-Boats in the Atlantic had sunk 16 merchant ships off the coasts of America and Africa totaling 104,000 BRT. German U-Boat on patrol in the Atlantic.
Names
Hoffmann, Heinrich (1885-1957) (Photographer)
Collection

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

1941

Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC EYE
Shelf locator: PC EYE 1941
Topics
Nazi propaganda
Binoculars
submarines -- German
Germany
World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, German
Germany. Kriegsmarine
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content: Picture caption: "Im April war unsere U=Boot=Waffe ganz besonders erfolgreich. Am 8. April gab das OKW. die Sondermeldung heraus, daß deutsche U-Boote im Atlantik 16 Handelsschiffe mit insgesamt 104 000 BRT. vor der amerikanischen und afrikanischen Küste versenkt haben. Deutsches U=Boot auf Feindfahrt im Atlantik."
Content: Printed above caption: "Weltbild, PK.- Aufnahme, Kriegsberichter Eimke"
Content: The men in the conning tower of this submarine are keeping watch for hostile ships and aircraft. Merchant ships could be attacked, the sub would dive to escape from warships, but enemy planes were the biggest threat, as they could appear suddenly and bomb the U-boat before it could submerge.
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): 21ddfa20-c602-012f-b9df-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. "In April our U-Boat fleet was especially successful. On April 8th the Supreme Command of the Armed Forces issued the special announcement that German U-Boats in the Atlantic had sunk 16 merchant ships off the coasts of America and Africa totaling 104,000 BRT. German U-Boat on patrol in the Atlantic." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 7, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b22fc0d7-1575-4eed-e040-e00a180606a5

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. In April our U-Boat fleet was especially successful. On April 8th the Supreme Command of the Armed Forces issued the special announcement that German U-Boats in the Atlantic had sunk 16 merchant ships off the coasts of America and Africa totaling 104,000 BRT. German U-Boat on patrol in the Atlantic. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b22fc0d7-1575-4eed-e040-e00a180606a5

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In April our U-Boat fleet was especially successful.  On April 8th the Supreme Command of the Armed Forces issued the special announcement that German U-Boats in the Atlantic  had sunk 16 merchant ships off the coasts of America and Africa totaling 104,000 BRT.  German U-Boat on patrol in the Atlantic.