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In the Army reports of the last week of May the names that were reported had the harsh sound of places from the First World War. Here a German motorized detachment occupies Arras on the march to Calais, the occupation of which brought the war immediately to England's doorstep.

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Title
In the Army reports of the last week of May the names that were reported had the harsh sound of places from the First World War. Here a German motorized detachment occupies Arras on the march to Calais, the occupation of which brought the war immediately to England's doorstep.
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
Military occupations
military vehicles -- German -- 1900-1999
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France
France -- History -- German occupation, 1940-1945
Troop movements -- German -- France -- 1939-1945
Arras (France)
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content: Picture caption: "In den Wehrmachtsberichten der letzen Maiwoche tauchten alle die Namen auf, die schon im Weltkrieg harten Klang gehabt hatten. Hier besetzt eine motorisierte deutsche Truppe Arras bei dem Marsch auf Calais, dessen Besetzung England den Krieg unmittelbar vor die eigene Tür brachte."
Content: Note the commandeered or captured civilian cars in the military convoy on the left.
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): d083b670-c601-012f-9bd4-58d385a7bc34
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. "In the Army reports of the last week of May the names that were reported had the harsh sound of places from the First World War. Here a German motorized detachment occupies Arras on the march to Calais, the occupation of which brought the war immediately to England's doorstep." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1940. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/ae7bb9f5-4527-5a5d-e040-e00a1806317f

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "In the Army reports of the last week of May the names that were reported had the harsh sound of places from the First World War. Here a German motorized detachment occupies Arras on the march to Calais, the occupation of which brought the war immediately to England's doorstep." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 10, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/ae7bb9f5-4527-5a5d-e040-e00a1806317f

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1940). In the Army reports of the last week of May the names that were reported had the harsh sound of places from the First World War. Here a German motorized detachment occupies Arras on the march to Calais, the occupation of which brought the war immediately to England's doorstep. Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/ae7bb9f5-4527-5a5d-e040-e00a1806317f

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In the Army reports of the last week of May the names that were reported had the harsh sound of places from the First World War.  Here a German motorized detachment occupies Arras on the march to Calais, the occupation of which brought the war immediately to England's doorstep.