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In these days Norwegian troop detachments everywhere put down their arms and were taken away as prisoners. They realized that the struggle had become pointless.

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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
Surrenders
World War, 1939-1945 -- Norway
Norway -- History -- German occupation, 1940-1945
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content : Picture caption: "Überall streckten in diesen Tagen norwegische Truppenabteilungen die Waffen und wurden als Gefangene abtransportiert. Sie hatten eingesehen, daß der Kampf für sie sinnlos geworden war."

Content : Title translates German picture caption

Content : German propaganda portrayed the occupation of Norway as relatively peaceful, with the only resistance being mounted by soldiers who had been duped into fighting by the British.

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: 15ac38f0-c602-012f-bbb1-58d385a7bc34

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. "In these days Norwegian troop detachments everywhere put down their arms and were taken away as prisoners. They realized that the struggle had become pointless." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b35e6240-e5e5-ef75-e040-e00a18064b93

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "In these days Norwegian troop detachments everywhere put down their arms and were taken away as prisoners. They realized that the struggle had become pointless." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 7, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b35e6240-e5e5-ef75-e040-e00a18064b93

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. In these days Norwegian troop detachments everywhere put down their arms and were taken away as prisoners. They realized that the struggle had become pointless. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b35e6240-e5e5-ef75-e040-e00a18064b93

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In these days Norwegian troop detachments everywhere put down their arms and were taken away as prisoners.  They realized that the struggle had become pointless.