11 of 45 Items


Searched for the phrase "armies german 1900-1999" in Subject


Back Back to Results Thumbnails View Enlarged Image Add to Selections Purchase Print or Photo Gift Printer-Friendly Version Next

[The military exercises go on.  The infantry marches through countryside deep in snow to a drill in defense of the Westwall.]

Image ID: 3956168

[The military exercises go on. The infantry marches through countryside deep in snow to a drill in defense of the Westw... (1940)

Image Details

Image Title

:  [The military exercises go on. The infantry marches through countryside deep in snow to a drill in defense of the Westwall.]

Creator

: Hoffmann, Heinrich, 1885-1957 -- Photographer

Depicted Date

: 1940

Medium

: Gelatin silver prints

Item/Page/Plate

: 18

Notes

: Picture caption: "Auch die militärischen Übungen gehen weiter. Durch tief verschneites Gelände am Westwall marschiert die Infanterie zu einer Gefechtsübung." Note 2.) The Westwall (called the "Siegfried Line" by the Allies) was the German name for their fortifications built opposite the French forts of the Maginot Line. 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

: 3956168

Record ID

: 2037925

Digital Item Published

: 4-7-2012

Browse More

Sources, libraries, guides, online catalog

Link

Permalink (click to copy):

Embed this image (click code)







NYPL Digital Gallery provides free and open access to over 800,000 images digitized from primary sources and printed rarities in the vast collections of The New York Public Library, including drawings, illuminated manuscripts, historical maps, vintage posters, rare prints and photographs, illustrated books, printed ephemera, and more.