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[The warm friendship between Japan and Germany finds expression in a Japanese art exhibition in Berlin.  The Fuhrer greets Japanese Ambassador Oshima.]

Image ID: 3946354

[The warm friendship between Japan and Germany finds expression in a Japanese art exhibition in Berlin. The Fuhrer gree... (February 1939)

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Image Title

:  [The warm friendship between Japan and Germany finds expression in a Japanese art exhibition in Berlin. The Fuhrer greets Japanese Ambassador Oshima.]

Creator

: Hoffmann, Heinrich, 1885-1957 -- Photographer

Depicted Date

: February 1939

Medium

: Gelatin silver prints

Item/Page/Plate

: 52

Notes

: Hiroshi Oshima was Japan's ambassador in Berlin before and during World War II. He was a friend of Hitler, and was made privy to many of his policy decisions. Some of his reports back to Japan were intercepted and decoded by the Allies, giving them important information about German plans. Note 2.) Picture caption: "Die enge Freundschaft zwischen Japan und Deutschland findet Ausdruck in einer japanischen Kunstausstellung in Berlin. Der Führer begrüsst den japanischen Botschafter Oshima." 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

: 3946354

Record ID

: 2035972

Digital Item Published

: 3-19-2012

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