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[The enemy can see this stretch of ground. The last 80 meters are covered in double-time. A supply troop brings building materials to the German advance lines far from the bunkers of the Westwall.]

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Title
[The enemy can see this stretch of ground. The last 80 meters are covered in double-time. A supply troop brings building materials to the German advance lines far from the bunkers of the Westwall.]
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
Winter
Winter warfare
Soldiers -- German -- 1939-1945
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France
World War, 1939-1945 -- Engineering and construction
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content: During the "Phoney War" between the fall of Poland in October 1939 and the invasions of Norway and Denmark in April 1940, both sides tried to project the message: "We are not the aggressors, but will be ready when the enemy comes."
Content: Picture caption: "Der Feind sieht die Strecke ein. Aber die letzten 80 Meter geht's im Laufschritt. Ein Trägertrupp bringt Baumaterialen in die vorderste Linie weit vor den Bunkern des Westwalls."
Content: Siegfried Line
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): d6eff430-c601-012f-56a3-58d385a7bc34
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

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "[The enemy can see this stretch of ground. The last 80 meters are covered in double-time. A supply troop brings building materials to the German advance lines far from the bunkers of the Westwall.]" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1940. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/ae7bb9f5-4535-5a5d-e040-e00a1806317f

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "[The enemy can see this stretch of ground. The last 80 meters are covered in double-time. A supply troop brings building materials to the German advance lines far from the bunkers of the Westwall.]" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 17, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/ae7bb9f5-4535-5a5d-e040-e00a1806317f

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1940). [The enemy can see this stretch of ground. The last 80 meters are covered in double-time. A supply troop brings building materials to the German advance lines far from the bunkers of the Westwall.] Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/ae7bb9f5-4535-5a5d-e040-e00a1806317f

Wikipedia Citation

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[The enemy can see this stretch of ground.  The last 80 meters are covered in double-time.  A supply troop brings building materials to the German advance lines far from the bunkers of the Westwall.]