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Rime lay upon all the barbed wire. An icy wind blew over the fields. Yet the men in field grey guarding the Western Wall hold on despite the harshness of the weather.

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Title
Rime lay upon all the barbed wire. An icy wind blew over the fields. Yet the men in field grey guarding the Western Wall hold on despite the harshness of the weather.
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
Winter
Soldiers -- German -- 1939-1945
Troop movements -- German -- France -- 1939-1945
Atlantic Wall (France and Belgium)
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content: Picture caption: "Rauhreif lag auf allen Stacheldrähten. Über die Felder pfiff ein eisiger Wind. Doch die Wacht am Westwall halten die feldgrauen Männer trotz aller Unbilden der Witterung."
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): 35b90410-c602-012f-b8e1-58d385a7bc34
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

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Rime lay upon all the barbed wire. An icy wind blew over the fields. Yet the men in field grey guarding the Western Wall hold on despite the harshness of the weather." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1942. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b291a0df-a06d-1520-e040-e00a180669b4

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Rime lay upon all the barbed wire. An icy wind blew over the fields. Yet the men in field grey guarding the Western Wall hold on despite the harshness of the weather." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 23, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b291a0df-a06d-1520-e040-e00a180669b4

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1942). Rime lay upon all the barbed wire. An icy wind blew over the fields. Yet the men in field grey guarding the Western Wall hold on despite the harshness of the weather. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b291a0df-a06d-1520-e040-e00a180669b4

Wikipedia Citation

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Rime lay upon all the barbed wire.  An icy wind blew over the fields.  Yet the men in field grey guarding the Western Wall hold on despite the harshness of the weather.