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[The destination of the journey was unknown to them. The German soldiers learned only a few hours before the assault to which new blow against the democracies they were being transported.]

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Title
[The destination of the journey was unknown to them. The German soldiers learned only a few hours before the assault to which new blow against the democracies they were being transported.]
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
Saluting
Naval parades & ceremonies
World War, 1939-1945 -- Military personnel -- German
World War, 1939-1945 -- Transportation
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content: Picture caption: "Das Ziel der Fahrt war ihnen unbekannt. Erst wenige Stunden vor dem Einsatz erfuhren die deutschen Soldaten, zu welchem neuen Schlag gegen die Demokratien Deutschland ausholte."
Content: The speed of the German invasion of Denmark and Norway caught those nations, as well as the Allies, by surprise. These are German naval officers and men.
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): e6f5c250-c601-012f-927b-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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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "[The destination of the journey was unknown to them. The German soldiers learned only a few hours before the assault to which new blow against the democracies they were being transported.]" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1940. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ae7bb9f5-4556-5a5d-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. "[The destination of the journey was unknown to them. The German soldiers learned only a few hours before the assault to which new blow against the democracies they were being transported.]" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 12, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ae7bb9f5-4556-5a5d-e040-e00a1806317f

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1940). [The destination of the journey was unknown to them. The German soldiers learned only a few hours before the assault to which new blow against the democracies they were being transported.] Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ae7bb9f5-4556-5a5d-e040-e00a1806317f

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[The destination of the journey was unknown to them.  The German soldiers learned only a few hours before the assault to which new blow against the democracies they were being transported.]