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On Armed Forces Day, the barracks were opened to visitors, and people were allowed to shoot (in return) for (a contribution to) the War Winter Relief. Here, members of the youngest military (age-)group sit at a machine gun.

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Title
On Armed Forces Day, the barracks were opened to visitors, and people were allowed to shoot (in return) for (a contribution to) the War Winter Relief. Here, members of the youngest military (age-)group sit at a machine gun.
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
Machine guns -- 1900-1999
World War, 1939-1945 -- Social aspects -- Germany
Children and war
Military officers -- German -- 1939-1945
Boys -- Germany -- 1940-1949
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content: Picture caption: "Die Kasernen wurden zum Tag der Wehrmacht für die Besucher geöffnet, und es gab ein Schießen für das Kriegs-WHW. Hier sitzt der jüngste Jahrgang am MG."
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): 0b17ae00-c602-012f-4cd7-58d385a7bc34
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

MLA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "On Armed Forces Day, the barracks were opened to visitors, and people were allowed to shoot (in return) for (a contribution to) the War Winter Relief. Here, members of the youngest military (age-)group sit at a machine gun." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1940. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b35e6240-e5ce-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. "On Armed Forces Day, the barracks were opened to visitors, and people were allowed to shoot (in return) for (a contribution to) the War Winter Relief. Here, members of the youngest military (age-)group sit at a machine gun." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 25, 2021. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b35e6240-e5ce-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). On Armed Forces Day, the barracks were opened to visitors, and people were allowed to shoot (in return) for (a contribution to) the War Winter Relief. Here, members of the youngest military (age-)group sit at a machine gun. Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b35e6240-e5ce-ef75-e040-e00a18064b93

Wikipedia Citation

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On Armed Forces Day, the barracks were opened to visitors, and people were allowed to shoot (in return) for (a contribution to) the War Winter Relief.  Here, members of the youngest military (age-)group sit at a machine gun.