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The aviation-themed film "Baptism of Fire" was premiered in the presence of Field Marshal Goering and many honored guests from the diplomatic corps. (It is) a record of the crushing power of Germany's newest, honor-crowned weapon.

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Title
The aviation-themed film "Baptism of Fire" was premiered in the presence of Field Marshal Goering and many honored guests from the diplomatic corps. (It is) a record of the crushing power of Germany's newest, honor-crowned weapon.
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
Motion picture audiences
World War, 1939-1945 -- Social aspects -- Germany
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content: Picture caption: " Im Beisein des Generalfeldmarschalls Göring und vieler Ehrengäste aus der Diplomatie wurde der Fliegerfilm "Feuertaufe" uraufgeführt. Ein Dokument von dem vernichtenden Einsatz Deutschlands jüngster ruhmbedeckter Waffe."
Content: This film's combat footage obtained in Poland shows up in many documentaries about the war.
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): 01e81f40-c602-012f-f0b5-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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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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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The aviation-themed film "Baptism of Fire" was premiered in the presence of Field Marshal Goering and many honored guests from the diplomatic corps. (It is) a record of the crushing power of Germany's newest, honor-crowned weapon." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b35e6240-e5ba-ef75-e040-e00a18064b93

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The aviation-themed film "Baptism of Fire" was premiered in the presence of Field Marshal Goering and many honored guests from the diplomatic corps. (It is) a record of the crushing power of Germany's newest, honor-crowned weapon." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 26, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b35e6240-e5ba-ef75-e040-e00a18064b93

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. The aviation-themed film "Baptism of Fire" was premiered in the presence of Field Marshal Goering and many honored guests from the diplomatic corps. (It is) a record of the crushing power of Germany's newest, honor-crowned weapon. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b35e6240-e5ba-ef75-e040-e00a18064b93

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The aviation-themed film "Baptism of Fire" was premiered in the presence of Field Marshal Goering and many honored guests from the diplomatic corps.  (It is) a record of the crushing power of Germany's newest, honor-crowned weapon.