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[Flyers can also wage war at sea.  An example is provided by this English patrol boat running for its life.  In 3 days 23 British patrol boats were destroyed.  (Here) the German reconnaissance plane has dropped bombs.  As soon as the second one hit, the English boat began burning.]

Image ID: 3971676

[Flyers can also wage war at sea. An example is provided by this English patrol boat running for its life. In 3 days 2... (1940)

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Image Title

:  [Flyers can also wage war at sea. An example is provided by this English patrol boat running for its life. In 3 days 23 British patrol boats were destroyed. (Here) the German reconnaissance plane has dropped bombs. As soon as the second one hit, the English boat began burning.]

Creator

: Hoffmann, Heinrich, 1885-1957 -- Photographer

Depicted Date

: 1940

Medium

: Gelatin silver prints

Item/Page/Plate

: 7

Notes

: Picture caption: "Man kann auch mit Fliegern Seekrieg führen. Das mußten z. B. die englishen Vorpostenboote am eigenen Leibe spüren. In drei tagen wurden 23 britische Vorpostenboote vernichtet. Der deutsche Aufklärer hat Bomben abgeworfen. Schon die zweite sitzt, der Engländer brennt." Note 2.) A circle of foam from a bomb's near-miss can be seen in front of the boat. 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

: 3971676

Record ID

: 2051826

Digital Item Published

: 4-11-2012

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