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[Czech state president Dr. Hacha travels to Berlin to the Fuhrer to place the fate of the Czechs in his hands. President Dr. Hacha on arrival in Berlin, where he is greeted by Dr. Meissner.]

Image ID: 3946314

[Czech state president Dr. Hacha travels to Berlin to the Fuhrer to place the fate of the Czechs in his hands. President... (March 1939)

Image Details

Image Title

:  [Czech state president Dr. Hacha travels to Berlin to the Fuhrer to place the fate of the Czechs in his hands. President Dr. Hacha on arrival in Berlin, where he is greeted by Dr. Meissner.]

Creator

: Hoffmann, Heinrich, 1885-1957 -- Photographer

Depicted Date

: March 1939

Medium

: Gelatin silver prints

Item/Page/Plate

: 69

Notes

: Picture caption: "Auch der tschechische Staatspräsident Dr. Hacha fährt zum Führer nach Berlin und legt das Schicksal der Tschechen in seine Hände. Staatspräsident Dr. Hacha bei der Ankunst in Berlin, wo er von Dr. Weissner begrüsst wird." Note 2.) Though this picture suggests a state visit between equals, Hitler kept Czech President Hacha waiting for hours, and once they were face-to-face, threatened and bullied him into agreeing to German demands. 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. / 1939

Source Description

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

Location

: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC EYE 1939

Digital ID

: 3946314

Record ID

: 2034800

Digital Item Published

: 3-14-2012

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