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Freighter by freighter, enemy merchant tonnage is being torpedoed by our U-boats and lost to the enemy. Altogether, 585, 000 BRT (Brutto Register Tonnage) of enemy merchant ships have been sunk in April, of which 76 ships of 538,000 BRT were sunk by U-boats.

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Freighter by freighter, enemy merchant tonnage is being torpedoed by our U-boats and lost to the enemy. Altogether, 585, 000 BRT (Brutto Register Tonnage) of enemy merchant ships have been sunk in April, of which 76 ships of 538,000 BRT were sunk by U-boats.
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
Shipwrecks
Cargo ships
Submarine warfare
World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, German
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content: Picture caption: "Frachter um Frachter der feindlichen Handelstonnage wird von unseren U-Booten torpediert und geht dem Feind verloren. Insgesamt wurden 585 000 BRT. feindlicher Handelstonnage im April versenkt, darunter durch U-Boot 76 Schiffe mit 538 000 BRT."
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): 378f0660-c602-012f-05ac-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
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Freighter by freighter, enemy merchant tonnage is being torpedoed by our U-boats and lost to the enemy. Altogether, 585, 000 BRT (Brutto Register Tonnage) of enemy merchant ships have been sunk in April, of which 76 ships of 538,000 BRT were sunk by U-boats." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1942. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b291a0df-a071-1520-e040-e00a180669b4

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Freighter by freighter, enemy merchant tonnage is being torpedoed by our U-boats and lost to the enemy. Altogether, 585, 000 BRT (Brutto Register Tonnage) of enemy merchant ships have been sunk in April, of which 76 ships of 538,000 BRT were sunk by U-boats." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 25, 2021. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b291a0df-a071-1520-e040-e00a180669b4

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1942). Freighter by freighter, enemy merchant tonnage is being torpedoed by our U-boats and lost to the enemy. Altogether, 585, 000 BRT (Brutto Register Tonnage) of enemy merchant ships have been sunk in April, of which 76 ships of 538,000 BRT were sunk by U-boats. Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b291a0df-a071-1520-e040-e00a180669b4

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<ref name=NYPL>{{cite web | url=https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b291a0df-a071-1520-e040-e00a180669b4 | title= (still image) Freighter by freighter, enemy merchant tonnage is being torpedoed by our U-boats and lost to the enemy. Altogether, 585, 000 BRT (Brutto Register Tonnage) of enemy merchant ships have been sunk in April, of which 76 ships of 538,000 BRT were sunk by U-boats., (1942) |author=Digital Collections, The New York Public Library |accessdate=October 25, 2021 |publisher=The New York Public Library, Astor, Lenox, and Tilden Foundations}}</ref>

Freighter by freighter, enemy merchant tonnage is being torpedoed by our U-boats and lost to the enemy.  Altogether, 585, 000 BRT (Brutto Register Tonnage) of enemy merchant ships have been sunk in April, of which 76 ships of 538,000 BRT were sunk by U-boats.