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[The Luftwaffe's actions against England continue without pause.  Again and again military installations in London and other English cities are the target of German bombs.  Our picture shows a bomb being moved to a bomber.]

Image ID: 3971665

[The Luftwaffe's actions against England continue without pause. Again and again military installations in London and o... (1940)

Image Details

Image Title

:  [The Luftwaffe's actions against England continue without pause. Again and again military installations in London and other English cities are the target of German bombs. Our picture shows a bomb being moved to a bomber.]

Creator

: Hoffmann, Heinrich, 1885-1957 -- Photographer

Depicted Date

: 1940

Medium

: Gelatin silver prints

Item/Page/Plate

: 275

Notes

: Picture caption: "Die Aktionen der Lauftwaffe gegen England gingen pausenlos weiter. Immer wieder waren die militärischen Anlagen in London und in anderen englischen Städten das Ziel der deutschen Bomben. Unser Bild zeigt den Transport einer Bombe zum Kampfflugzeug." Note 2.) Small wheeled trucks were used by ground crewmen to move bombs from storage dumps out to the airplanes. Some could even lift their load up into an aircraft's bomb bay. 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

: 3971665

Record ID

: 2051815

Digital Item Published

: 4-10-2012

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