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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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Title
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.
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
Gelatin silver prints
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 15ac38f0-c602-012f-bbb1-58d385a7bc34
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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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.