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Two armies met on the Flanders country roads: the victorious Germans who stormed forward and stayed, and the beaten French, whose disarmed soldiers marched in long columns to the collection camps behind the German lines.

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Title
Two armies met on the Flanders country roads: the victorious Germans who stormed forward and stayed, and the beaten French, whose disarmed soldiers marched in long columns to the collection camps behind the German lines.
Names
Hoffmann, Heinrich, 1885-1957 (Photographer)
Collection

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

1940

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1940
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC EYE
Shelf locator: PC EYE 1940
Topics
Nazi propaganda
Prisoners of war
Soldiers -- French -- 1900-1999
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France
Troop movements -- German -- France -- 1939-1945
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content: Picture caption: "Auf den flandrischen Landstraßen trafen sich zwei Heere: das siegende deutsch, das stürmischen Vormarsch war und blieb, und das zerschlagene französische, dessen entwaffnete Soldaten in langen Kolonnen in die Sammellager hinter der deutschen Front marschierten."
Content: Note how the Germans on horseback at right seem to be mocking the defeated French.
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
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d158d750-c601-012f-68e4-58d385a7bc34
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
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Two armies met on the Flanders country roads: the victorious Germans who stormed forward and stayed, and the beaten French, whose disarmed soldiers marched in long columns to the collection camps behind the German lines." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1940. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ae7bb9f5-4529-5a5d-e040-e00a1806317f

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Two armies met on the Flanders country roads: the victorious Germans who stormed forward and stayed, and the beaten French, whose disarmed soldiers marched in long columns to the collection camps behind the German lines." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 19, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ae7bb9f5-4529-5a5d-e040-e00a1806317f

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1940). Two armies met on the Flanders country roads: the victorious Germans who stormed forward and stayed, and the beaten French, whose disarmed soldiers marched in long columns to the collection camps behind the German lines. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ae7bb9f5-4529-5a5d-e040-e00a1806317f

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Two armies met on the Flanders country roads: the victorious Germans who stormed forward and stayed, and the beaten French, whose disarmed soldiers marched in long columns to the collection camps behind the German lines.