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[...homes of innocent civilians were victim of this criminal conduct of war.  They did not hit military installations.]

Image ID: 3965701

[...homes of innocent civilians were victim of this criminal conduct of war. They did not hit military installations.] (1940)

Image Details

Image Title

:  [...homes of innocent civilians were victim of this criminal conduct of war. They did not hit military installations.]

Creator

: Hoffmann, Heinrich, 1885-1957 -- Photographer

Depicted Date

: 1940

Medium

: Gelatin silver prints

Item/Page/Plate

: 226

Notes

: Picture caption: "...Wohnhäuser der friedlichen Zivilbevölkerung waren das Opfer dieser verbrecherischen Kriegsführung. Militärische Anlagen trafen sie nicht." Note 2.) Both sides in the war played up incidents like this to convince their populations (and neutral nations) that their enemies were wicked and would stop at nothing to win. 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. / 1939

Source Description

: 154 photographic prints : gelatin silver ; 10.5 x 14.5 cm.

Location

: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC EYE 1939

Digital ID

: 3965701

Record ID

: 2046431

Digital Item Published

: 3-22-2012

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