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[They (the "fast boats"/Schnellboote) escort larger warships and drive away submarines with depth charges and machine guns.]

Image ID: 3956166

[They (the "fast boats"/Schnellboote) escort larger warships and drive away submarines with depth charges and machine gu... (1940)

Image Details

Image Title

:  [They (the "fast boats"/Schnellboote) escort larger warships and drive away submarines with depth charges and machine guns.]

Creator

: Hoffmann, Heinrich, 1885-1957 -- Photographer

Depicted Date

: 1940

Medium

: Gelatin silver prints

Item/Page/Plate

: 20

Notes

: Picture caption: "Sie begleiten größere Kriegsschiffe und nehmen sofort mit Wasserbomben und MGs. die Verfolgung von U-Booten auf." Note 2.) Title translates German picture caption Note 3.) These torpedo-armed craft were the German equivalent of an American PT boat or a British MTB, though much larger than their Allied rivals.

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

: 3956166

Record ID

: 2037923

Digital Item Published

: 4-7-2012

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