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[On June 21st the Fuhrer arrived in Compiegne to sign the armistice.  Our picture shows Adolf Hitler speaking with the Commanders-in-Chief of the Armed Forces and Reichsminister Hess.  In the background is the monument to Foch.]

Image ID: 3956141

[On June 21st the Fuhrer arrived in Compiegne to sign the armistice. Our picture shows Adolf Hitler speaking with the C... (June 21, 1940)


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Image Title

:  [On June 21st the Fuhrer arrived in Compiegne to sign the armistice. Our picture shows Adolf Hitler speaking with the Commanders-in-Chief of the Armed Forces and Reichsminister Hess. In the background is the monument to Foch.]

Creator

: Hoffmann, Heinrich, 1885-1957 -- Photographer

Depicted Date

: June 21, 1940

Medium

: Gelatin silver prints

Item/Page/Plate

: 155

Notes

: Picture caption: "Am 21. Juni traf der Führer zur Unterzeichnung des Waffenstillstandes in Compiègne ein. Unser Bild zeigt Adolf Hitler im Gespräch mit Oberbesehlshabern der Wehrmachtsteile und Reichsminister Heß. Im hintergrund das Foch-Denkmal." Note 2.) The flag at right rear is Hitler's personal standard. Designed by Hitler himself, it was displayed whenever the Führer was present in an official capacity. Note 3.) Title translates German picture caption

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

: 3956141

Record ID

: 2037898

Digital Item Published

: 4-6-2012

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