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[The Norwegians watched with amazement how German troops occupied and secured the country's strategic places within a few hours. German soldiers marching through Trondheim.]

Image ID: 3956188

[The Norwegians watched with amazement how German troops occupied and secured the country's strategic places within a fe... (April 1940)

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Image Title

:  [The Norwegians watched with amazement how German troops occupied and secured the country's strategic places within a few hours. German soldiers marching through Trondheim.]

Creator

: Hoffmann, Heinrich, 1885-1957 -- Photographer

Depicted Date

: April 1940

Medium

: Gelatin silver prints

Item/Page/Plate

: 94

Notes

: German forces occupied strategic places in Norway before that country had even finished mobilizing its military. Many Norwegians had barely learned their nation was at war before they saw advancing Germans. Note 2.) Picture caption: "Mit Staunen erlebten die Norweger, wie deutsche Truppen innerhalb weniger Stunden die strategisch wichtigen Pl├Ątze des Landes besetzten und kampffertig machten. Hier marschieren deutsche Truppen durch Drontheim." 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

: 3956188

Record ID

: 2037945

Digital Item Published

: 4-9-2012

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