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[The surrender of the Polish capital is inevitable: Polish deserters, who see the futility of the Polish position, place their fate in the hands of the German Army.]

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Title
[The surrender of the Polish capital is inevitable: Polish deserters, who see the futility of the Polish position, place their fate in the hands of the German Army.]
Names
Hoffmann, Heinrich, 1885-1957 (Photographer)
Collection

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

1939

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1939
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC EYE
Shelf locator: PC EYE 1939
Topics
Nazi propaganda
World War, 1939-1945 -- Poland
Soldiers -- Polish -- Poland
Marching
Military deserters
War photography
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content: Picture caption: "Die Kapitulation der polnischen Haupstadt ist unvermeidlich: polnische Ueberläuser, die die Aussichtslosigkeit der polnischen Lage einsehen, legen ihr Schicksal in die Hände der deutschen Wehrmacht."
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): 9742de00-c601-012f-766c-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
  • 1939: 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. "[The surrender of the Polish capital is inevitable: Polish deserters, who see the futility of the Polish position, place their fate in the hands of the German Army.]" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1939. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b0764cf4-fc88-0cb7-e040-e00a18067af7

Chicago/Turabian Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "[The surrender of the Polish capital is inevitable: Polish deserters, who see the futility of the Polish position, place their fate in the hands of the German Army.]" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 4, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b0764cf4-fc88-0cb7-e040-e00a18067af7

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1939). [The surrender of the Polish capital is inevitable: Polish deserters, who see the futility of the Polish position, place their fate in the hands of the German Army.] Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b0764cf4-fc88-0cb7-e040-e00a18067af7

Wikipedia Citation

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[The surrender of the Polish capital is inevitable: Polish deserters, who see the futility of the Polish position, place their fate in the hands of the German Army.]