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On the orders of Churchill, English pilots continued their raids on Reich territory under cover of night, where they senselessly and aimlessly dropped their bombs. Churches and...

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Title
On the orders of Churchill, English pilots continued their raids on Reich territory under cover of night, where they senselessly and aimlessly dropped their bombs. Churches and...
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
War damage -- Germany
World War, 1939-1945 -- Destruction & pillage -- Germany
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content: Picture caption: "Auf Befehl Churchills setzten die englischen Flieger im Schutze der Nacht ihre Einflüge in das Reichsgebiet fort, wo sinn- und ziellos ihre Bomben abwarfen. Kirchen und..."
Content: The Royal Air Force dropped bombs by night to avoid heavy casualties from enemy anti-aircraft guns and fighters. Early war raids like this one were still attempting to hit specific installations such as military bases and factories; they were not yet the city-burning attacks carried out later in the conflict.
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): 98baaf60-c601-012f-962e-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
  • 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. "On the orders of Churchill, English pilots continued their raids on Reich territory under cover of night, where they senselessly and aimlessly dropped their bombs. Churches and..." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1939. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b0764cf4-fc8b-0cb7-e040-e00a18067af7

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "On the orders of Churchill, English pilots continued their raids on Reich territory under cover of night, where they senselessly and aimlessly dropped their bombs. Churches and..." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 22, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b0764cf4-fc8b-0cb7-e040-e00a18067af7

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1939). On the orders of Churchill, English pilots continued their raids on Reich territory under cover of night, where they senselessly and aimlessly dropped their bombs. Churches and... Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b0764cf4-fc8b-0cb7-e040-e00a18067af7

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On the orders of Churchill, English pilots continued their raids on Reich territory under cover of night, where they senselessly and aimlessly dropped their bombs.  Churches and...