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On England's "death coast", the results of Germany's sea war are ever more evident. This is an armed English cargo steamer, sunk by German fliers.

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Title
On England's "death coast", the results of Germany's sea war are ever more evident. This is an armed English cargo steamer, sunk by German fliers.
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
Shipwrecks
War damage
Air warfare
World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, British
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content: Picture caption: "An Englands Todesküste werden die Zeugen des deutsches Seekrieges immer zahlreicher. Dies ist ein bewaffneter englischer Handelsdampfer, den deutsche Flieger versenkten."
Content: The first part of what became known as the "Battle of Britain" in summer 1940 consisted of German air attacks on British coastal shipping in the English Channel.
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): 06b8a490-c602-012f-d84b-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. "On England's "death coast", the results of Germany's sea war are ever more evident. This is an armed English cargo steamer, sunk by German fliers." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1940. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/b35e6240-e5c4-ef75-e040-e00a18064b93

Chicago/Turabian Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "On England's "death coast", the results of Germany's sea war are ever more evident. This is an armed English cargo steamer, sunk by German fliers." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 20, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/b35e6240-e5c4-ef75-e040-e00a18064b93

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1940). On England's "death coast", the results of Germany's sea war are ever more evident. This is an armed English cargo steamer, sunk by German fliers. Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/b35e6240-e5c4-ef75-e040-e00a18064b93

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On England's "death coast", the results of Germany's sea war are ever more evident.  This is an armed English cargo steamer, sunk by German fliers.