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[This is how German bombs hit.  Our picture shows countless bomb craters amidst the armaments factories of the city of Coventry after a major attack by the German Air Force.  Other English cities will soon share the fate of Coventry.]

Image ID: 3956107

[This is how German bombs hit. Our picture shows countless bomb craters amidst the armaments factories of the city of C... (1940)

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Image Title

:  [This is how German bombs hit. Our picture shows countless bomb craters amidst the armaments factories of the city of Coventry after a major attack by the German Air Force. Other English cities will soon share the fate of Coventry.]

Creator

: Hoffmann, Heinrich, 1885-1957 -- Photographer

Depicted Date

: 1940

Medium

: Gelatin silver prints

Item/Page/Plate

: 298

Notes

: Picture caption: "So treffen deutsche bomben. Unser Bild zeigt die zahllosen Bombentrichter in den Rüstungswerfen der Stadt Coventry nach dem Großangriff der deutschen Luftwaffe. Andere englische Städte teilten bald das Schicksal Coventrys." Note 2.) This is not the infamous air raid of 14-15 November which destroyed the city's famous cathedral among many other buildings. That attack took place at night. 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

: 3956107

Record ID

: 2037864

Digital Item Published

: 4-2-2012

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