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[The duties of the German patrol boats are difficult, as they tirelessly battle high seas and winter storms on their far-flung posts to keep the German sea lanes safe.]

Image ID: 3956165

[The duties of the German patrol boats are difficult, as they tirelessly battle high seas and winter storms on their far... (1940)

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Image Title

:  [The duties of the German patrol boats are difficult, as they tirelessly battle high seas and winter storms on their far-flung posts to keep the German sea lanes safe.]

Creator

: Hoffmann, Heinrich, 1885-1957 -- Photographer

Depicted Date

: 1940

Medium

: Gelatin silver prints

Item/Page/Plate

: 21

Notes

: Picture caption: "Schwer ist der Dienst der deutschen Vorpostenboote, die unerm├╝dlich bei grober See und schweren Winterst├╝rmen als weit vorgeschobene Posten die deutschen Seewege sichern." Note 2.) 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

: 3956165

Record ID

: 2037922

Digital Item Published

: 4-7-2012

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