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As the world dwells in war psychosis, the Fuhrer takes a few days holiday aboard the flagship "Robert Ley" (...)

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Title
As the world dwells in war psychosis, the Fuhrer takes a few days holiday aboard the flagship "Robert Ley" (...)
Names
Hoffmann, Heinrich, 1885-1957 (Photographer)
Collection

Eye on the Reich : German propaganda photographs, 1939-1942

1939

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1939
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC EYE
Shelf locator: PC EYE 1939
Topics
Nazi propaganda
Salutations
Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945
Ocean travel
Germans -- Social life -- 1930-1939
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content: Picture caption: "Während die Welt in einer Kriegspsychose lebt, verbringt der Führer einige Urlaub [text missing] Flaggschiff 'Robert Ley' inmitten der KdF.-Urlaub [text missing]"
Content: The "Robert Ley" was a KdF (Kraft durch Freude = "Strength through Joy") cruise ship named after the leader of the Reich's official labor union. She was the sister ship of the "Wilhelm Gustloff", sunk by a Russian submarine with up to 8,000 lives lost in the greatest sea disaster in history
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): 8ee72a50-c601-012f-7df4-58d385a7bc34
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
  • 1939: 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. "As the world dwells in war psychosis, the Fuhrer takes a few days holiday aboard the flagship "Robert Ley" (...)" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1939. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/b0764cf4-fc76-0cb7-e040-e00a18067af7

Chicago/Turabian Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "As the world dwells in war psychosis, the Fuhrer takes a few days holiday aboard the flagship "Robert Ley" (...)" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 26, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/b0764cf4-fc76-0cb7-e040-e00a18067af7

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1939). As the world dwells in war psychosis, the Fuhrer takes a few days holiday aboard the flagship "Robert Ley" (...) Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/b0764cf4-fc76-0cb7-e040-e00a18067af7

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As the world dwells in war psychosis, the Fuhrer takes a few days holiday aboard the flagship "Robert Ley" (...)