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[The acting Reichs Protector of Bohemia and Moravia SS-Obergruppenführer/General of Police Reinhard Heydrich, was the victim of a murder attempt by Czech youths dropped in parachutes by British night bombers over Bohemian territory.  The Führer attended the state funeral in the Mosaic Hall of the New Reichs Chancellery and gave a final salute to one martyred for the preservation and defense of the Reich.]

Image ID: 3974381

[The acting Reichs Protector of Bohemia and Moravia SS-Obergruppenführer/General of Police Reinhard Heydrich, was the vi... (June 1942)

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Image Title

:  [The acting Reichs Protector of Bohemia and Moravia SS-Obergruppenführer/General of Police Reinhard Heydrich, was the victim of a murder attempt by Czech youths dropped in parachutes by British night bombers over Bohemian territory. The Führer attended the state funeral in the Mosaic Hall of the New Reichs Chancellery and gave a final salute to one martyred for the preservation and defense of the Reich.]

Creator

: Hoffmann, Heinrich, 1885-1957 -- Photographer

Depicted Date

: June 1942

Medium

: Gelatin silver prints

Item/Page/Plate

: +139

Notes

: Picture caption: "Der stellvertretende Reichsprotektor in Böhmen und Mähren, SS-Obergruppenführer und General der Polizei Reinhard Heydrich, wurde das Opfer eines Aufschlags tschechischer Mordbuben, die von britischen Nachtbombern über dem böhmischen Raum mit Fallschirmen abgesetzt worden waren. Der Führer entbietet beim Staatsakt im Mosaiksaal der Neuen Reichskanzlei dem als Blutzeugen für die Erhaltung und Sicherung des Reiches Gefallenen ....
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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. / 1942

Source Description

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

Location

: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC EYE 1942

Digital ID

: 3974381

Record ID

: 2053894

Digital Item Published

: 4-18-2012

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