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[...the men of the Luftwaffe kept stalwart watch.  Oberleutnant Schumacher's squadron once again shot down three English bombers.]

Image ID: 3956180

[...the men of the Luftwaffe kept stalwart watch. Oberleutnant Schumacher's squadron once again shot down three English... (1940)

Image Details

Image Title

:  [...the men of the Luftwaffe kept stalwart watch. Oberleutnant Schumacher's squadron once again shot down three English bombers.]

Creator

: Hoffmann, Heinrich, 1885-1957 -- Photographer

Depicted Date

: 1940

Medium

: Gelatin silver prints

Item/Page/Plate

: 12

Notes

: British bomber raids on German military and naval installations early in the war had little success and suffered severe losses among the planes and their crews. This picture's caption begins on the following image. Note 2.) Picture caption: "...die Männer der deutschen Luftwaffe hielten unentwegt Wacht. Das Geschwader des Oberstleutnant Schumacher konnte abermals drei englische Bomber abschießen." 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

: 3956180

Record ID

: 2037937

Digital Item Published

: 4-7-2012

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