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[The German Navy did not let itself be deterred by winter storms.  It is also not hindered by the winter cold.  The U-Boats returned from their patrols covered in ice.]

Image ID: 3973114

[The German Navy did not let itself be deterred by winter storms. It is also not hindered by the winter cold. The U-Bo... (1940)

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Image Title

:  [The German Navy did not let itself be deterred by winter storms. It is also not hindered by the winter cold. The U-Boats returned from their patrols covered in ice.]

Creator

: Hoffmann, Heinrich, 1885-1957 -- Photographer

Depicted Date

: 1940

Medium

: Gelatin silver prints

Notes

: Because they could move more quickly and travel farther using diesel engines above water than employing electric batteries when submerged, U-boats patrolled on the surface when they could. Note 2.) Picture caption: "Die deutsche Kriegsmarine hatte sich durch die Herbststürme nicht abschrecken lassen. Sie ließ sich auch durch die winterliche Kälte nicht behindern. Schwer vereist kehrten die U-Boote von ihren Feindfahrten zurück." 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. / 1941

Source Description

: 15 photographic prints : gelatin silver ; 10.5 x 14.5 cm.

Location

: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC EYE 1941

Digital ID

: 3973114

Record ID

: 2052222

Digital Item Published

: 4-11-2012

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