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They (the "fast boats"/Schnellboote) escort larger warships and drive away submarines with depth charges and machine guns.

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Title
They (the "fast boats"/Schnellboote) escort larger warships and drive away submarines with depth charges and machine guns.
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
Binoculars
World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, German
Germany. Kriegsmarine
Warships -- German
Fast attack craft
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content: Picture caption: "Sie begleiten größere Kriegsschiffe und nehmen sofort mit Wasserbomben und MGs. die Verfolgung von U-Booten auf."
Content: Title translates German picture caption
Content: These torpedo-armed craft were the German equivalent of an American PT boat or a British MTB, though much larger than their Allied rivals.
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): dac22ac0-c601-012f-071b-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
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "They (the "fast boats"/Schnellboote) escort larger warships and drive away submarines with depth charges and machine guns." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1940. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/ae7bb9f5-453d-5a5d-e040-e00a1806317f

Chicago/Turabian Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "They (the "fast boats"/Schnellboote) escort larger warships and drive away submarines with depth charges and machine guns." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 1, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/ae7bb9f5-453d-5a5d-e040-e00a1806317f

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1940). They (the "fast boats"/Schnellboote) escort larger warships and drive away submarines with depth charges and machine guns. Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/ae7bb9f5-453d-5a5d-e040-e00a1806317f

Wikipedia Citation

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They (the "fast boats"/Schnellboote) escort larger warships and drive away submarines with depth charges and machine guns.