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[Lieutenant Schuhart sees home from the conning tower of his U-Boat.  After a successful deployment, he can report a total of 66,500 tons (of enemy shipping) sunk.]

Image ID: 3975540

[Lieutenant Schuhart sees home from the conning tower of his U-Boat. After a successful deployment, he can report a tot... (1940)

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Image Title

:  [Lieutenant Schuhart sees home from the conning tower of his U-Boat. After a successful deployment, he can report a total of 66,500 tons (of enemy shipping) sunk.]

Creator

: Hoffmann, Heinrich, 1885-1957 -- Photographer

Depicted Date

: 1940

Medium

: Gelatin silver prints

Item/Page/Plate

: 69

Notes

: Picture caption: "Vom Turm seines U-Bootes blickt Kapitänleutnant Schuhart auf die Heimat. Nach erfolgreicher Feindfahrt konnte er ingesamt 66 500 Tonnen als versenkt melden." Note 2.) Otto Schuhart's submarine U-29 sank the British aircraft carrier "Courageous" in September 1939. Unlike many U-boat commanders, he survived the war. 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

: 3975540

Record ID

: 2063506

Digital Item Published

: 4-12-2012

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