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[...the British attacks were directed at the homes of civilians. Our pictures show the devastation caused by British bombing in a Berlin suburb and in a housing scheme near Heidelberg.]

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Title
[...the British attacks were directed at the homes of civilians. Our pictures show the devastation caused by British bombing in a Berlin suburb and in a housing scheme near Heidelberg.]
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
Aerial bombings
War damage -- Germany
World War, 1939-1945 -- Destruction & pillage -- Germany
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content: Picture caption: "...sich englischen Angriffe auf die Häuser der Zivilbevölkerung richteten. Unsere Bilder zeigen die Verwüstungen durch englische Bomben in einem Berliner Vorort und in einer Siedlung bei Heidelberg."
Content: Title translates German picture caption
Content: This was accidental damage caused by bombs which missed a military target. Mass night attacks against civilians and their homes by the Royal Air Force represented a change of strategic policy which came later in the war.
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): 1c4c9e20-c602-012f-dc9e-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

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "[...the British attacks were directed at the homes of civilians. Our pictures show the devastation caused by British bombing in a Berlin suburb and in a housing scheme near Heidelberg.]" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1940. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b3616a4e-faef-36dd-e040-e00a18067ba2

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "[...the British attacks were directed at the homes of civilians. Our pictures show the devastation caused by British bombing in a Berlin suburb and in a housing scheme near Heidelberg.]" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 15, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b3616a4e-faef-36dd-e040-e00a18067ba2

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1940). [...the British attacks were directed at the homes of civilians. Our pictures show the devastation caused by British bombing in a Berlin suburb and in a housing scheme near Heidelberg.] Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b3616a4e-faef-36dd-e040-e00a18067ba2

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[...the British attacks were directed at the homes of civilians.  Our pictures show the devastation caused by British bombing in a Berlin suburb and in a housing scheme near Heidelberg.]