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[Anger and outrage again rang throughout Germany, as British pilots dropped bombs on the famous children's home in Bethel near Bielfeld, which resulted in destroyed houses and (the deaths of?) twelve German children]

Image ID: 3965703

[Anger and outrage again rang throughout Germany, as British pilots dropped bombs on the famous children's home in Bethe... (1940)

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Image Title

:  [Anger and outrage again rang throughout Germany, as British pilots dropped bombs on the famous children's home in Bethel near Bielfeld, which resulted in destroyed houses and (the deaths of?) twelve German children]

Creator

: Hoffmann, Heinrich, 1885-1957 -- Photographer

Depicted Date

: 1940

Medium

: Gelatin silver prints

Item/Page/Plate

: 228

Notes

: Picture caption: "Wut und Empörung aber klang durch Deutschland, als englische Flieger auf die bekannten Kinderheilstatte in Bethel bei Bielefeld Bomben abwarfen, die die Häuser zerstörten und zwölf deutschen Kindern das (...) kosteten." Note 2.) England, in accordance with long-announced policy, started bombing Germany at the outbreak of war. German attacks on England did not start until mid-1940 with the Battle of Britain. 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

: 3965703

Record ID

: 2046433

Digital Item Published

: 3-22-2012

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