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[The Leader and Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces wished Field Marshal von Bock a happy 60th birthday and thanked him also for the services rendered by the officers and men of the German Army.]

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[The Leader and Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces wished Field Marshal von Bock a happy 60th birthday and thanked hi... (December 1940)


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Image Title

:  [The Leader and Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces wished Field Marshal von Bock a happy 60th birthday and thanked him also for the services rendered by the officers and men of the German Army.]

Creator

: Hoffmann, Heinrich, 1885-1957 -- Photographer

Depicted Date

: December 1940

Medium

: Gelatin silver prints

Item/Page/Plate

: 299

Notes

: Picture caption: "Der Führer und Oberste Befehlshaber der Wehrmacht beglückwunschte Generalfeldmarschall zu seinem 60. Geburtstag und sprach ihm seinen Dank aus für die Verdienste des Offiziers um das deutsche Heer." Note 2.) Fedor von Bock led German armies during the campaigns in Poland, France and Russia before finally being relieved by Hitler after a disagreement over Eastern Front strategy. 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

: 3956106

Record ID

: 2037863

Digital Item Published

: 4-2-2012

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