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In the fighting around the Westerplatte in Gdansk and the Hel peninsula the soldiers of the German Navy distinguished themselves with bold action. After the conclusion of the fighting a parade of marines took place in the Long Market in Gdansk.

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Title
In the fighting around the Westerplatte in Gdansk and the Hel peninsula the soldiers of the German Navy distinguished themselves with bold action. After the conclusion of the fighting a parade of marines took place in the Long Market in Gdansk.
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
Poland -- History -- Occupation, 1939-1945
Military occupations
Military parades & ceremonies -- 1900-1999
Gdańsk (Poland) -- History
Germany. Kriegsmarine
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content: Picture caption: "Bei den Kämpfen um die Westerplatte bei Danzig und die Halbinsel Hela haben sich die Truppen der deutschen Kriegsmarine durch ihren kühnen Einsatz ausgezeichnet. Auf dem langen Markt in Danzig fand nach Abschluß der Kämpfe eine Parade der Marinetruppen statt."
Content: Westerplatte was a Polish military base near Danzig which was attacked in the opening battle of World war II. Its small garrison withstood attacks from land, sea and air for a week (September 1-7, 1939) before surrendering to much superior German forces.
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): b70bf490-c601-012f-35e9-58d385a7bc34
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

MLA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "In the fighting around the Westerplatte in Gdansk and the Hel peninsula the soldiers of the German Navy distinguished themselves with bold action. After the conclusion of the fighting a parade of marines took place in the Long Market in Gdansk." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1939. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/b3605008-7061-251b-e040-e00a18066694

Chicago/Turabian Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "In the fighting around the Westerplatte in Gdansk and the Hel peninsula the soldiers of the German Navy distinguished themselves with bold action. After the conclusion of the fighting a parade of marines took place in the Long Market in Gdansk." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 14, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/b3605008-7061-251b-e040-e00a18066694

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1939). In the fighting around the Westerplatte in Gdansk and the Hel peninsula the soldiers of the German Navy distinguished themselves with bold action. After the conclusion of the fighting a parade of marines took place in the Long Market in Gdansk. Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/b3605008-7061-251b-e040-e00a18066694

Wikipedia Citation

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In the fighting around the Westerplatte in Gdansk and the Hel peninsula the soldiers of the German Navy distinguished themselves with bold action.  After the conclusion of the fighting a parade of marines took place in the Long Market in Gdansk.