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In the fighting around the Westerplatte in Gdansk and the Hel peninsula the soldiers of the German Navy distinguished themselves with bold action. After the conclusion of the fighting a parade of marines took place in the Long Market in Gdansk.

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Title
In the fighting around the Westerplatte in Gdansk and the Hel peninsula the soldiers of the German Navy distinguished themselves with bold action. After the conclusion of the fighting a parade of marines took place in the Long Market in Gdansk.
Names
Hoffmann, Heinrich (1885-1957) (Photographer)
Collection

Eye on the Reich : German propaganda photographs, 1939-1942.

1939

Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC EYE
Shelf locator: PC EYE 1939
Topics
Nazi propaganda
Poland -- History -- Occupation, 1939-1945
Military occupations
Military parades & ceremonies -- 1900-1999
Gdańsk (Poland) -- History
Germany. Kriegsmarine
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content : Picture caption: "Bei den Kämpfen um die Westerplatte bei Danzig und die Halbinsel Hela haben sich die Truppen der deutschen Kriegsmarine durch ihren kühnen Einsatz ausgezeichnet. Auf dem langen Markt in Danzig fand nach Abschluß der Kämpfe eine Parade der Marinetruppen statt."

Content : Westerplatte was a Polish military base near Danzig which was attacked in the opening battle of World war II. Its small garrison withstood attacks from land, sea and air for a week (September 1-7, 1939) before surrendering to much superior German forces.

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
UUID: b70bf490-c601-012f-35e9-58d385a7bc34
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 the fighting around the Westerplatte in Gdansk and the Hel peninsula the soldiers of the German Navy distinguished themselves with bold action.  After the conclusion of the fighting a parade of marines took place in the Long Market in Gdansk.