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On June 21st the Fuhrer arrived in Compiegne to sign the armistice. Our picture shows Adolf Hitler speaking with the Commanders-in-Chief of the Armed Forces and Reichsminister Hess. In the background is the monument to Foch.

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On June 21st the Fuhrer arrived in Compiegne to sign the armistice.  Our picture shows Adolf Hitler speaking with the Commanders-in-Chief of the Armed Forces and Reichsminister Hess.  In the background is the monument to Foch.]

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Title
On June 21st the Fuhrer arrived in Compiegne to sign the armistice. Our picture shows Adolf Hitler speaking with the Commanders-in-Chief of the Armed Forces and Reichsminister Hess. In the background is the monument to Foch.
Names
Hoffmann, Heinrich, 1885-1957 (Photographer)
Collection

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

1940

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1940
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC EYE
Shelf locator: PC EYE 1940
Topics
Nazi propaganda
Historic sites
Foch, Ferdinand, 1851-1929
Military leadership
Military occupations
Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945
Surrenders
Military officers -- German -- 1939-1945
Raeder, Erich, 1876-1960
France -- History -- German occupation, 1940-1945
World War, 1939-1945 -- Surrenders -- French
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content: Picture caption: "Am 21. Juni traf der Führer zur Unterzeichnung des Waffenstillstandes in Compiègne ein. Unser Bild zeigt Adolf Hitler im Gespräch mit Oberbesehlshabern der Wehrmachtsteile und Reichsminister Heß. Im hintergrund das Foch-Denkmal."
Content: The flag at right rear is Hitler's personal standard. Designed by Hitler himself, it was displayed whenever the Führer was present in an official capacity.
Content: Title translates German picture caption
Physical Description
Gelatin silver prints
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): cef490b0-c601-012f-2633-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1885: Creator Born
  • 1940: Issued
  • 1957: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "On June 21st the Fuhrer arrived in Compiegne to sign the armistice. Our picture shows Adolf Hitler speaking with the Commanders-in-Chief of the Armed Forces and Reichsminister Hess. In the background is the monument to Foch." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1940. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ae7bb9f5-4524-5a5d-e040-e00a1806317f

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "On June 21st the Fuhrer arrived in Compiegne to sign the armistice. Our picture shows Adolf Hitler speaking with the Commanders-in-Chief of the Armed Forces and Reichsminister Hess. In the background is the monument to Foch." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 19, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ae7bb9f5-4524-5a5d-e040-e00a1806317f

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1940). On June 21st the Fuhrer arrived in Compiegne to sign the armistice. Our picture shows Adolf Hitler speaking with the Commanders-in-Chief of the Armed Forces and Reichsminister Hess. In the background is the monument to Foch. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ae7bb9f5-4524-5a5d-e040-e00a1806317f

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<ref name=NYPL>{{cite web | url=http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ae7bb9f5-4524-5a5d-e040-e00a1806317f | title= (still image) On June 21st the Fuhrer arrived in Compiegne to sign the armistice. Our picture shows Adolf Hitler speaking with the Commanders-in-Chief of the Armed Forces and Reichsminister Hess. In the background is the monument to Foch., (1940) }} |author=Digital Collections, The New York Public Library |accessdate=August 19, 2017 |publisher=The New York Public Library, Astor, Lennox, and Tilden Foundation}}</ref>

On June 21st the Fuhrer arrived in Compiegne to sign the armistice.  Our picture shows Adolf Hitler speaking with the Commanders-in-Chief of the Armed Forces and Reichsminister Hess.  In the background is the monument to Foch.