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The aviation-themed film "Baptism of Fire" was premiered in the presence of Field Marshal Goering and many honored guests from the diplomatic corps. (It is) a record of the crushing power of Germany's newest, honor-crowned weapon.

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Title
The aviation-themed film "Baptism of Fire" was premiered in the presence of Field Marshal Goering and many honored guests from the diplomatic corps. (It is) a record of the crushing power of Germany's newest, honor-crowned weapon.
Names
Hoffmann, Heinrich, 1885-1957 (Photographer)
Collection

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

1940

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1940
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC EYE
Shelf locator: PC EYE 1940
Topics
Nazi propaganda
Motion picture audiences
World War, 1939-1945 -- Social aspects -- Germany
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content: Picture caption: " Im Beisein des Generalfeldmarschalls Göring und vieler Ehrengäste aus der Diplomatie wurde der Fliegerfilm "Feuertaufe" uraufgeführt. Ein Dokument von dem vernichtenden Einsatz Deutschlands jüngster ruhmbedeckter Waffe."
Content: This film's combat footage obtained in Poland shows up in many documentaries about the war.
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): 01e81f40-c602-012f-f0b5-58d385a7bc34
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
  • 1940: 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. "The aviation-themed film "Baptism of Fire" was premiered in the presence of Field Marshal Goering and many honored guests from the diplomatic corps. (It is) a record of the crushing power of Germany's newest, honor-crowned weapon." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1940. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b35e6240-e5ba-ef75-e040-e00a18064b93

Chicago/Turabian Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The aviation-themed film "Baptism of Fire" was premiered in the presence of Field Marshal Goering and many honored guests from the diplomatic corps. (It is) a record of the crushing power of Germany's newest, honor-crowned weapon." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 26, 2021. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b35e6240-e5ba-ef75-e040-e00a18064b93

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1940). The aviation-themed film "Baptism of Fire" was premiered in the presence of Field Marshal Goering and many honored guests from the diplomatic corps. (It is) a record of the crushing power of Germany's newest, honor-crowned weapon. Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b35e6240-e5ba-ef75-e040-e00a18064b93

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The aviation-themed film "Baptism of Fire" was premiered in the presence of Field Marshal Goering and many honored guests from the diplomatic corps.  (It is) a record of the crushing power of Germany's newest, honor-crowned weapon.