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In the meantime the German advance to the northwest goes unceasingly forward. Among the first formations that reached the Channel coast one also finds the Waffen SS.

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Title
In the meantime the German advance to the northwest goes unceasingly forward. Among the first formations that reached the Channel coast one also finds the Waffen SS.
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
War damage -- France
military vehicles -- German -- 1900-1999
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France
World War, 1939-1945 -- Destruction & pillage
Troop movements -- German -- France -- 1939-1945
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content: Picture caption: "Unaufhaltsam ging inzwischen der deutsche Vormarsch nach Nordwesten weiter. Unter den ersten Formationen, die die Kanalküste erreichten, befand sich auch die Waffen-SS."
Content: The Waffen ("armed") SS was a branch of the huge SS organization which operated in tandem with the German army. Originally derided by professional soldiers, the Waffen SS proved capable and ruthless in battle, and lost no opportunity to publicize its deeds as the fighting spearhead of the Nazi Party.
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): d3367de0-c601-012f-81d7-58d385a7bc34
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

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "In the meantime the German advance to the northwest goes unceasingly forward. Among the first formations that reached the Channel coast one also finds the Waffen SS." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1940. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ae7bb9f5-452d-5a5d-e040-e00a1806317f

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "In the meantime the German advance to the northwest goes unceasingly forward. Among the first formations that reached the Channel coast one also finds the Waffen SS." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 23, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ae7bb9f5-452d-5a5d-e040-e00a1806317f

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1940). In the meantime the German advance to the northwest goes unceasingly forward. Among the first formations that reached the Channel coast one also finds the Waffen SS. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ae7bb9f5-452d-5a5d-e040-e00a1806317f

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In the meantime the German advance to the northwest goes unceasingly forward.  Among the first formations that reached the Channel coast one also finds the Waffen SS.