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[With unwavering dedication, the German Air Force practiced reprisal.  Under the personal command of Reichs Marshal Hermann Goering, German fighter planes flew day and night over the Chanel and punished England.]

Image ID: 3956124

[With unwavering dedication, the German Air Force practiced reprisal. Under the personal command of Reichs Marshal Herm... (1940)

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Image Title

:  [With unwavering dedication, the German Air Force practiced reprisal. Under the personal command of Reichs Marshal Hermann Goering, German fighter planes flew day and night over the Chanel and punished England.]

Creator

: Hoffmann, Heinrich, 1885-1957 -- Photographer

Depicted Date

: 1940

Medium

: Gelatin silver prints

Item/Page/Plate

: 205

Notes

: Picture caption: "In unentwegtem Einsatz übte die deutsche Luftwaffe Vergeltung. Unter dem persönlichen Befehl des Reichsmarschalls Hermann Göring flogen Tag und Nacht deutsche Kampfflugzeug über den Kanal und strasten England." Note 2.) Goering is at left in the white hat. The site is an observation post on the French coast from where the Luftwaffe officers could watch their aircraft flying to attack England across the Channel. Note the high-powered binoculars behind the officers at center. 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

: 3956124

Record ID

: 2037881

Digital Item Published

: 4-3-2012

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