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[Since the beginning (of the war), the Italian Air Force successfully attacked military and war-related installations in Greece.  Our picture shows a direct hit on the Corinth Canal, the most important transportation artery in Greece.]

Image ID: 3956120

[Since the beginning (of the war), the Italian Air Force successfully attacked military and war-related installations in... (1940)

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Image Title

:  [Since the beginning (of the war), the Italian Air Force successfully attacked military and war-related installations in Greece. Our picture shows a direct hit on the Corinth Canal, the most important transportation artery in Greece.]

Creator

: Hoffmann, Heinrich, 1885-1957 -- Photographer

Depicted Date

: 1940

Medium

: Gelatin silver prints

Item/Page/Plate

: 284

Notes

: Picture caption: "[Seit(?)] vorausgreifend belegte die italienische Luftwaffe milit├Ąrische und kriegswichtige Anlagen in Griechenland erfolgreich mit Bomben. Unser Bild zeigt einen Treffer auf den Kanal von Korinth, die wichtigste Verkhersstra├če Griechenlands." Note 2.) Italy invaded Greece in October 1940, but Greek resistance was so strong that Germany had to join in to help its Axis partner complete the conquest in April 1941. 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

: 3956120

Record ID

: 2037877

Digital Item Published

: 4-3-2012

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