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[The acting Reichs Protector of Bohemia and Moravia SS-Obergruppenführer/General of Police Reinhard Heydrich, was the victim of a murder attempt by Czech youths dropped in parachutes by British night bombers over Bohemian territory. The Führer attended the state funeral in the Mosaic Hall of the New Reichs Chancellery and gave a final salute to one martyred for the preservation and defense of the Reich.]

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Names
Hoffmann, Heinrich (1885-1957) (Photographer)
Collection

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

1942

Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC EYE
Shelf locator: PC EYE 1942
Topics
Nazi propaganda
Wreaths
Saluting
Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945
Nazis
Funeral rites & ceremonies -- Germany
Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiter-Partei -- Rites & ceremonies
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content : Picture caption: "Der stellvertretende Reichsprotektor in Böhmen und Mähren, SS-Obergruppenführer und General der Polizei Reinhard Heydrich, wurde das Opfer eines Aufschlags tschechischer Mordbuben, die von britischen Nachtbombern über dem böhmischen Raum mit Fallschirmen abgesetzt worden waren. Der Führer entbietet beim Staatsakt im Mosaiksaal der Neuen Reichskanzlei dem als Blutzeugen für die Erhaltung und Sicherung des Reiches Gefallenen seinen letzten Gruß.

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: 2de12f60-c602-012f-4963-58d385a7bc34

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 acting Reichs Protector of Bohemia and Moravia SS-Obergruppenführer/General of Police Reinhard Heydrich, was the victim of a murder attempt by Czech youths dropped in parachutes by British night bombers over Bohemian territory. The Führer attended the state funeral in the Mosaic Hall of the New Reichs Chancellery and gave a final salute to one martyred for the preservation and defense of the Reich.]" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b291a0df-a05c-1520-e040-e00a180669b4

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "[The acting Reichs Protector of Bohemia and Moravia SS-Obergruppenführer/General of Police Reinhard Heydrich, was the victim of a murder attempt by Czech youths dropped in parachutes by British night bombers over Bohemian territory. The Führer attended the state funeral in the Mosaic Hall of the New Reichs Chancellery and gave a final salute to one martyred for the preservation and defense of the Reich.]" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 27, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b291a0df-a05c-1520-e040-e00a180669b4

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. [The acting Reichs Protector of Bohemia and Moravia SS-Obergruppenführer/General of Police Reinhard Heydrich, was the victim of a murder attempt by Czech youths dropped in parachutes by British night bombers over Bohemian territory. The Führer attended the state funeral in the Mosaic Hall of the New Reichs Chancellery and gave a final salute to one martyred for the preservation and defense of the Reich.] Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b291a0df-a05c-1520-e040-e00a180669b4

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[The acting Reichs Protector of Bohemia and Moravia SS-Obergruppenführer/General of Police Reinhard Heydrich, was the victim of a murder attempt by Czech youths dropped in parachutes by British night bombers over Bohemian territory.  The Führer attended the state funeral in the Mosaic Hall of the New Reichs Chancellery and gave a final salute to one martyred for the preservation and defense of the Reich.]