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Just as important as what is sent by the "goulash cannon" (field kitchen) is news from home, and when the field post arrives, the off-duty men sit in their dug-outs and read about home.

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Title
Just as important as what is sent by the "goulash cannon" (field kitchen) is news from home, and when the field post arrives, the off-duty men sit in their dug-outs and read about home.
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
Correspondence
Bunkers
Soldiers -- German -- 1939-1945
World War, 1939-1945 -- Military life -- German
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content: Picture caption: "Genau so wichtig wie die Sendung von der Gulaschkanone sind die Grüße aus der Heimat, und wenn die Feldpost angekommen ist, sitzen die dienstfreien Männer in ihren Unterständen und lesen von der Heimat."
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): 2f3c57c0-c602-012f-1eb5-58d385a7bc34
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. "Just as important as what is sent by the "goulash cannon" (field kitchen) is news from home, and when the field post arrives, the off-duty men sit in their dug-outs and read about home." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1942. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b291a0df-a05f-1520-e040-e00a180669b4

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Just as important as what is sent by the "goulash cannon" (field kitchen) is news from home, and when the field post arrives, the off-duty men sit in their dug-outs and read about home." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 25, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b291a0df-a05f-1520-e040-e00a180669b4

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1942). Just as important as what is sent by the "goulash cannon" (field kitchen) is news from home, and when the field post arrives, the off-duty men sit in their dug-outs and read about home. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b291a0df-a05f-1520-e040-e00a180669b4

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Just as important as what is sent by the "goulash cannon" (field kitchen) is news from home, and when the field post arrives, the off-duty men sit in their dug-outs and read about home.