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In the Java Sea, a group of Japanese warships met the combined Dutch-British-American fleet, which had come out to try to stop the Japanese landing in Java at any price. In a bitter, days-long gun battle the Japanese sank 5 enemy cruisers and 6 destroyers. Thus was sealed the fate of Java.

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In the Java Sea, a group of Japanese warships met the combined Dutch-British-American fleet, which had come out to try to stop the Japanese landing in Java at any price. In a bitter, days-long gun battle the Japanese sank 5 enemy cruisers and 6 destroyers. Thus was sealed the fate of Java.
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
Flags -- Japanese
Battleships
World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, Japanese
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content: Picture caption: "In der Java-See traf ein japanischer Kriegschiffverband auf die vereinigte niederlandisch-britisch-amerikanische Kriegsflotte die ausgelaufen war um eine Landung auf Java um jeden Preis zu verhindern. In einem mehrtagigem erbittertem Feuergefecht versenken die japanischen Einheiten 5 feindliche Kreuzer und 6 Zerstörer. Damit war das Schicksal Javas besiegelt."
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): 2cf6b570-c602-012f-839e-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

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "In the Java Sea, a group of Japanese warships met the combined Dutch-British-American fleet, which had come out to try to stop the Japanese landing in Java at any price. In a bitter, days-long gun battle the Japanese sank 5 enemy cruisers and 6 destroyers. Thus was sealed the fate of Java." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1942. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b291a0df-a05a-1520-e040-e00a180669b4

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "In the Java Sea, a group of Japanese warships met the combined Dutch-British-American fleet, which had come out to try to stop the Japanese landing in Java at any price. In a bitter, days-long gun battle the Japanese sank 5 enemy cruisers and 6 destroyers. Thus was sealed the fate of Java." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 21, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b291a0df-a05a-1520-e040-e00a180669b4

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1942). In the Java Sea, a group of Japanese warships met the combined Dutch-British-American fleet, which had come out to try to stop the Japanese landing in Java at any price. In a bitter, days-long gun battle the Japanese sank 5 enemy cruisers and 6 destroyers. Thus was sealed the fate of Java. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b291a0df-a05a-1520-e040-e00a180669b4

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In the Java Sea, a group of Japanese warships met the combined Dutch-British-American fleet, which had come out to try to stop the Japanese landing in Java at any price.  In a bitter, days-long gun battle the Japanese sank 5 enemy cruisers and 6 destroyers.  Thus was sealed the fate of Java.