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[Freighter by freighter, enemy merchant tonnage is being torpedoed by our U-boats and lost to the enemy.  Altogether, 585, 000 BRT (Brutto Register Tonnage) of enemy merchant ships have been sunk in April, of which 76 ships of 538,000 BRT were sunk by U-boats.]

Image ID: 3974402

[Freighter by freighter, enemy merchant tonnage is being torpedoed by our U-boats and lost to the enemy. Altogether, 58... (April 1942)

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Image Title

:  [Freighter by freighter, enemy merchant tonnage is being torpedoed by our U-boats and lost to the enemy. Altogether, 585, 000 BRT (Brutto Register Tonnage) of enemy merchant ships have been sunk in April, of which 76 ships of 538,000 BRT were sunk by U-boats.]

Creator

: Hoffmann, Heinrich, 1885-1957 -- Photographer

Depicted Date

: April 1942

Medium

: Gelatin silver prints

Item/Page/Plate

: +103

Notes

: Picture caption: "Frachter um Frachter der feindlichen Handelstonnage wird von unseren U-Booten torpediert und geht dem Feind verloren. Insgesamt wurden 585 000 BRT. feindlicher Handelstonnage im April versenkt, darunter durch U-Boot 76 Schiffe mit 538 000 BRT." Note 2.) 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. / 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

: 3974402

Record ID

: 2053915

Digital Item Published

: 4-17-2012

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