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The homeland also worked at full strength. Field Marshal Goering was able to present 34 workers with the War Service Cross for speedily putting up buildings for the Air Force under difficult weather conditions.

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Title
The homeland also worked at full strength. Field Marshal Goering was able to present 34 workers with the War Service Cross for speedily putting up buildings for the Air Force under difficult weather conditions.
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
Awards
World War, 1939-1945 -- War work
Göring, Hermann, 1893-1946
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content : Picture caption: "Auch die Heimat setzt sich mit voller Kraft ein. Daher konnte Generalfeldmarschall Göring 34 Arbeitern das Kriegsverdienstkreuz verleihen, die unter schwierigsten Witterungsverhältnissen eilige Bauten für die deutsche Luftwaffe hergestellt hatten."

Content : Title translates German picture caption

Content : A sort of civil version of the Iron Cross, the War Service Cross was awarded to civilians for bravery or devotion to duty on the home front. Note that Goering is uncharacteristically not in uniform.

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
UUID: 153db540-c602-012f-2175-58d385a7bc34
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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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The homeland also worked at full strength.  Field Marshal Goering was able to present 34 workers with the War Service Cross for speedily putting up buildings for the Air Force under difficult weather conditions.