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During all of April, Malta, the British stronghold in the Mediterranean, was under a continuous hail of German and Italian bombs. A German Junkers 88 dive bomber is seen over the naval port of Valetta.

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Title
During all of April, Malta, the British stronghold in the Mediterranean, was under a continuous hail of German and Italian bombs. A German Junkers 88 dive bomber is seen over the naval port of Valetta.
Names
Hoffmann, Heinrich, 1885-1957 (Photographer)
Collection

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

1941

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1941
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC EYE
Shelf locator: PC EYE 1941
Topics
Nazi propaganda
Malta
Aerial bombings
Junkers airplanes
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, German
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content: Picture caption: "Während des ganzen April lag Malta, die britische Zwingburg in Mittelmeer, in ständigem Bombenhagel der deutschen und italienischen Kampfmaschine. Ein deutscher Sturzkampfbomber vom Typ Ju 88 über dem Kriegshafen La Valetta."
Content: Title translates German picture caption
Content: Malta was important because it gave the British a base which sat astride the Axis sea supply routes running from Italy to the Italian and German forces fighting in North Africa.
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): 22d092c0-c602-012f-d0cb-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
  • 1941: Issued
  • 1957: Creator Died
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2023: Found by you!
  • 2024

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "During all of April, Malta, the British stronghold in the Mediterranean, was under a continuous hail of German and Italian bombs. A German Junkers 88 dive bomber is seen over the naval port of Valetta." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1941. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b22fc0d7-1577-4eed-e040-e00a180606a5

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "During all of April, Malta, the British stronghold in the Mediterranean, was under a continuous hail of German and Italian bombs. A German Junkers 88 dive bomber is seen over the naval port of Valetta." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed January 29, 2023. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b22fc0d7-1577-4eed-e040-e00a180606a5

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1941). During all of April, Malta, the British stronghold in the Mediterranean, was under a continuous hail of German and Italian bombs. A German Junkers 88 dive bomber is seen over the naval port of Valetta. Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b22fc0d7-1577-4eed-e040-e00a180606a5

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During all of April, Malta, the British stronghold in the Mediterranean, was under a continuous hail of German and Italian bombs.  A German Junkers 88 dive bomber is seen over the naval port of Valetta.