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[A quiet time at the Front, but the watch in the West does not flag. Heavy frost hangs on the barbed wire, behind which are German observation posts in every direction with a commanding view into enemy territory.]

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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
Barbed wire
Boundaries
Atlantic Wall (France and Belgium)
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content : Blemishes on image.

Content : Picture caption: "Es war stille Zeit an der Front, aber die Wacht im Westen ermüdet nicht. Schwerer Frost bereiste die Stacheldrähte, hinter ihnen stehen überall deutsche Spähposten mit dem sichernden Blick ins Feindesland."

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: 3539b520-c602-012f-a5d5-58d385a7bc34

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. "[A quiet time at the Front, but the watch in the West does not flag. Heavy frost hangs on the barbed wire, behind which are German observation posts in every direction with a commanding view into enemy territory.]" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b291a0df-a06c-1520-e040-e00a180669b4

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "[A quiet time at the Front, but the watch in the West does not flag. Heavy frost hangs on the barbed wire, behind which are German observation posts in every direction with a commanding view into enemy territory.]" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 3, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b291a0df-a06c-1520-e040-e00a180669b4

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. [A quiet time at the Front, but the watch in the West does not flag. Heavy frost hangs on the barbed wire, behind which are German observation posts in every direction with a commanding view into enemy territory.] Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b291a0df-a06c-1520-e040-e00a180669b4

Wikipedia Citation

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[A quiet time at the Front, but the watch in the West does not flag.  Heavy frost hangs on the barbed wire, behind which are German observation posts in every direction with a commanding view into enemy territory.]