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[To defend Greek harbors from British submarine attacks, net defenses were laid in various locations.  (Floating) supports (for them) were dropped into the sea.]

Image ID: 3971667

[To defend Greek harbors from British submarine attacks, net defenses were laid in various locations. (Floating) suppor... (March 1942)

Image Details

Image Title

:  [To defend Greek harbors from British submarine attacks, net defenses were laid in various locations. (Floating) supports (for them) were dropped into the sea.]

Creator

: Hoffmann, Heinrich, 1885-1957 -- Photographer

Depicted Date

: March 1942

Medium

: Gelatin silver prints

Item/Page/Plate

: +76

Notes

: Heavy nets made of steel cables were used by all nations to keep enemy submarines away from harbors, bases and even individual large warships. Note 2.) Picture caption: "Um die griechischen Häfen von englischen U-Bootangriffen zu schützen, wurden an verschiedenen Stellen netsperren ausgelegt. -- Haltebasen werden in See gesenkt. Note 3.) Title translates German picture caption Note 4.) Printed below caption: "PK.-Kriegsberichter Ripken--(PBZ)"

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

: 3971667

Record ID

: 2051817

Digital Item Published

: 4-11-2012

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