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[The Norwegians watched with amazement how German troops occupied and secured the country's strategic places within a few hours. German soldiers marching through Trondheim.]

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Title
[The Norwegians watched with amazement how German troops occupied and secured the country's strategic places within a few hours. German soldiers marching through Trondheim.]
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
Roads
Security checkpoints
Soldiers -- German -- 1939-1945
Norway -- History -- German occupation, 1940-1945
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Norway
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content: German forces occupied strategic places in Norway before that country had even finished mobilizing its military. Many Norwegians had barely learned their nation was at war before they saw advancing Germans.
Content: Picture caption: "Mit Staunen erlebten die Norweger, wie deutsche Truppen innerhalb weniger Stunden die strategisch wichtigen Plätze des Landes besetzten und kampffertig machten. Hier marschieren deutsche Truppen durch Drontheim."
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): e52d4580-c601-012f-2f6b-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. "[The Norwegians watched with amazement how German troops occupied and secured the country's strategic places within a few hours. German soldiers marching through Trondheim.]" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1940. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/ae7bb9f5-4553-5a5d-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. "[The Norwegians watched with amazement how German troops occupied and secured the country's strategic places within a few hours. German soldiers marching through Trondheim.]" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 20, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/ae7bb9f5-4553-5a5d-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). [The Norwegians watched with amazement how German troops occupied and secured the country's strategic places within a few hours. German soldiers marching through Trondheim.] Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/ae7bb9f5-4553-5a5d-e040-e00a1806317f

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<ref name=NYPL>{{cite web | url=http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/ae7bb9f5-4553-5a5d-e040-e00a1806317f | title= (still image) [The Norwegians watched with amazement how German troops occupied and secured the country's strategic places within a few hours. German soldiers marching through Trondheim.], (1940) |author=Digital Collections, The New York Public Library |accessdate=October 20, 2020 |publisher=The New York Public Library, Astor, Lenox, and Tilden Foundations}}</ref>

[The Norwegians watched with amazement how German troops occupied and secured the country's strategic places within a few hours. German soldiers marching through Trondheim.]