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[In the meantime, the Navy keeps watch on the Channel coast and German mine sweepers ensure that the sea areas off the coasts of Holland and France remain unthreatened.]

Image ID: 3971666

[In the meantime, the Navy keeps watch on the Channel coast and German mine sweepers ensure that the sea areas off the c... (1940)

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Image Title

:  [In the meantime, the Navy keeps watch on the Channel coast and German mine sweepers ensure that the sea areas off the coasts of Holland and France remain unthreatened.]

Creator

: Hoffmann, Heinrich, 1885-1957 -- Photographer

Depicted Date

: 1940

Medium

: Gelatin silver prints

Item/Page/Plate

: 276

Notes

: Picture caption: "Inzwischen hielt die Kriegsmarine Wacht an der Kanalküste und deutsche Räumboote sorgten dafür, daß das Seegebeit vor der Küste Hollands und Frankreichs ungefährdet blieb." Note 2.) Both sides laid mines in the English Channel to try to damage enemy coastal convoys of small freighters and their escorts. 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

: 3971666

Record ID

: 2051816

Digital Item Published

: 4-10-2012

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