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During this past January of 1940, Germany experienced an unusual cold spell, that proved very severe for the men in the forward positions of Germany's world-wide defenses.

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Title
During this past January of 1940, Germany experienced an unusual cold spell, that proved very severe for the men in the forward positions of Germany's world-wide defenses.
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
Trench warfare
Winter warfare
World War, 1939-1945 -- Germany
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content: Picture caption: "Deutschland erlebte in diesen Januartagen 1940 eine ungewöhnliche Kälteperiode, die besonders für die Männer im Vorfeld der deutschen Westbefestigungen sehr bitter war."
Content: The winter of 1939-40 was one of most severe Europe had ever known, and nations on both sides struggled to transport food and fuel to their people.
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): e066a870-c601-012f-7c85-58d385a7bc34
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
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "During this past January of 1940, Germany experienced an unusual cold spell, that proved very severe for the men in the forward positions of Germany's world-wide defenses." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1940. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ae7bb9f5-4549-5a5d-e040-e00a1806317f

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "During this past January of 1940, Germany experienced an unusual cold spell, that proved very severe for the men in the forward positions of Germany's world-wide defenses." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 8, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ae7bb9f5-4549-5a5d-e040-e00a1806317f

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1940). During this past January of 1940, Germany experienced an unusual cold spell, that proved very severe for the men in the forward positions of Germany's world-wide defenses. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ae7bb9f5-4549-5a5d-e040-e00a1806317f

Wikipedia Citation

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During this past January of 1940, Germany experienced an unusual cold spell, that proved very severe for the men in the forward positions of Germany's world-wide defenses.