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These are the remains of a foreign reconnaissance plane which, during its attempt to fly over German territory, was set upon by the powerful German Air Force.

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Title
These are the remains of a foreign reconnaissance plane which, during its attempt to fly over German territory, was set upon by the powerful German Air Force.
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
Airplanes -- Markings
War damage -- Germany
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, British
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content: Based on its boxy fuselage, fixed wheels and high wing with radial engines, this is probably a French bomber.
Content: Picture caption: "Das sind die Reste eines ausländischen Fernaufklärers, der bei seinem Versuch, auf deutsches Gebiet einzufliegen, die Schlagkraft der deutschen Luftwaffe zu spüren bekam."
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): 03383080-c602-012f-d75f-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
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "These are the remains of a foreign reconnaissance plane which, during its attempt to fly over German territory, was set upon by the powerful German Air Force." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1940. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b35e6240-e5bd-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. "These are the remains of a foreign reconnaissance plane which, during its attempt to fly over German territory, was set upon by the powerful German Air Force." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 14, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b35e6240-e5bd-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). These are the remains of a foreign reconnaissance plane which, during its attempt to fly over German territory, was set upon by the powerful German Air Force. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b35e6240-e5bd-ef75-e040-e00a18064b93

Wikipedia Citation

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These are the remains of a foreign reconnaissance plane which, during its attempt to fly over German territory, was set upon by the powerful German Air Force.