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This is the end of English pirates. Close to a work site manned by frontline workers of the Organization Todt, German anti-aircraft guns shot down one of the British. This is his wreckage.

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Title
This is the end of English pirates. Close to a work site manned by frontline workers of the Organization Todt, German anti-aircraft guns shot down one of the British. This is his wreckage.
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 -- Germany
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, British
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content: Picture caption: "Das ist das Ende der englischen Piraten. In der Nähe einer Arbeitsstelle der Frontarbeiter der Organisation Todt schoss die deutsche Flak einen Briten ab. Dies sind seine Trümmer."
Content: The Organization Todt (named for Fritz Todt, a prominent Nazi civil engineer), was responsible for numerous massive building projects throughout the Reich. Many of these used concentration camp inmates, forced laborers and foreign "volunteers", all of whom were treated like slaves.
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): eb1067d0-c601-012f-84a0-58d385a7bc34
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. "This is the end of English pirates. Close to a work site manned by frontline workers of the Organization Todt, German anti-aircraft guns shot down one of the British. This is his wreckage." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1940. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b1cacde4-eaa8-3a32-e040-e00a18064701

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "This is the end of English pirates. Close to a work site manned by frontline workers of the Organization Todt, German anti-aircraft guns shot down one of the British. This is his wreckage." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 2, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b1cacde4-eaa8-3a32-e040-e00a18064701

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1940). This is the end of English pirates. Close to a work site manned by frontline workers of the Organization Todt, German anti-aircraft guns shot down one of the British. This is his wreckage. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b1cacde4-eaa8-3a32-e040-e00a18064701

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This is the end of English pirates.  Close to a work site manned by frontline workers of the Organization Todt, German anti-aircraft guns shot down one of the British.  This is his wreckage.