+ o - ^
previous next

In his headquarters, the Führer personally awarded Colonel-General Rommel, commander of the German Afrika Korps, the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves and Swords, making him only the sixth officer to receive it.

More Details Cite This Item

3974375

View this item elsewhere:

Title
In his headquarters, the Führer personally awarded Colonel-General Rommel, commander of the German Afrika Korps, the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves and Swords, making him only the sixth officer to receive it.
Names
Hoffmann, Heinrich, 1885-1957 (Photographer)
Collection

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

1942

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1942
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC EYE
Shelf locator: PC EYE 1942
Topics
Nazi propaganda
Military decorations
Generals -- German
Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945
Military uniforms -- German -- 1939-1945
Rommel, Erwin, 1891-1944
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content: Picture caption: "Der Führer empfing in seinem Hauptquartier den Befehlshaber des deutschen Afrikakorps, Generaloberst Rommel, und überreichte ihm persönlich als sechstem Offizier der Deutschen wehrmacht das Eichenlaub mit Schwerten zum Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes."
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): 2b0e3010-c602-012f-8253-58d385a7bc34
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
  • 1942: Issued
  • 1957: Creator Died
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "In his headquarters, the Führer personally awarded Colonel-General Rommel, commander of the German Afrika Korps, the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves and Swords, making him only the sixth officer to receive it." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1942. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b291a0df-a056-1520-e040-e00a180669b4

Chicago/Turabian Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "In his headquarters, the Führer personally awarded Colonel-General Rommel, commander of the German Afrika Korps, the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves and Swords, making him only the sixth officer to receive it." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 14, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b291a0df-a056-1520-e040-e00a180669b4

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1942). In his headquarters, the Führer personally awarded Colonel-General Rommel, commander of the German Afrika Korps, the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves and Swords, making him only the sixth officer to receive it. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b291a0df-a056-1520-e040-e00a180669b4

Wikipedia Citation

<ref name=NYPL>{{cite web | url=http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b291a0df-a056-1520-e040-e00a180669b4 | title= (still image) In his headquarters, the Führer personally awarded Colonel-General Rommel, commander of the German Afrika Korps, the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves and Swords, making him only the sixth officer to receive it., (1942) }} |author=Digital Collections, The New York Public Library |accessdate=October 14, 2019 |publisher=The New York Public Library, Astor, Lennox, and Tilden Foundation}}</ref>

In his headquarters, the Führer personally awarded Colonel-General Rommel, commander of the German Afrika Korps, the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves and Swords, making him only the sixth officer to receive it.