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[What guys German fliers are!  For example, a German war plane found a British armed steamer in the middle of the Channel.  With three bombs it was done for.]

Image ID: 3975537

[What guys German fliers are! For example, a German war plane found a British armed steamer in the middle of the Channe... (1940)

Image Details

Image Title

:  [What guys German fliers are! For example, a German war plane found a British armed steamer in the middle of the Channel. With three bombs it was done for.]

Creator

: Hoffmann, Heinrich, 1885-1957 -- Photographer

Depicted Date

: 1940

Medium

: Gelatin silver prints

Item/Page/Plate

: 82

Notes

: Picture caption: "Und Kerle sind die deutschen Flieger! Mitten im Aermel-Kanal stellte zum Beispiel ein deutsches Kampfflugzeug einen bewaffneten britischer Dampfer. Mit drei Bomben wurde er erledigt." Note 2.) The plane looks like a Junkers Ju-88 bomber, a type which was often used for attacks on ships. 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

: 3975537

Record ID

: 2063503

Digital Item Published

: 4-12-2012

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