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[On January 12th General-Field Marshal Goering celebrated his 47th birthday.  The Fuhrer's handshake conveyed the good wishes and thanks of the whole nation.]

Image ID: 3956100

[On January 12th General-Field Marshal Goering celebrated his 47th birthday. The Fuhrer's handshake conveyed the good w... (January 1940)

Image Details

Image Title

:  [On January 12th General-Field Marshal Goering celebrated his 47th birthday. The Fuhrer's handshake conveyed the good wishes and thanks of the whole nation.]

Creator

: Hoffmann, Heinrich, 1885-1957 -- Photographer

Depicted Date

: January 1940

Medium

: Gelatin silver prints

Item/Page/Plate

: 10

Notes

: Hermann Goering, a former World War I fighter ace, was an early member of the Nazi party and a close confidant of Hitler's. He was Reichsmarshal (deputy head of state under the Führer) and Commander-in-Chief of the Luftwaffe (Air Force). Note 2.) Picture caption: "Am 12. Januar feierte Generalfeldmarschall Göring seinen 47. Geburtstag. In dem Händedruck des Führers lag der Glückwunsch und der Dank der ganzen Nation." Note 3.) Title translates German picture caption

Original Source

: From Grossdeutschland im Weltgeschehen. Tagesbildberichte 1940. (Berlin Joh. Kasper & Co. 1942) Braeckow, Ernst, Author.

Source

: Eye on the Reich : German propaganda photographs, 1939-1942. / 1940

Source Description

: 220 photographic prints : gelatin silver ; 10.5 x 14.5 cm.

Location

: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC EYE 1940

Digital ID

: 3956100

Record ID

: 2037857

Digital Item Published

: 4-1-2012

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