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[Everyone in the homeland is also ready, if required, to render the highest service.  In the name of the Führer, Chief of Staff Lutze awarded six men from Bremen the War Service Cross with Swords.]

Image ID: 3975568

[Everyone in the homeland is also ready, if required, to render the highest service. In the name of the Führer, Chief o... (1940)

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Image Title

:  [Everyone in the homeland is also ready, if required, to render the highest service. In the name of the Führer, Chief of Staff Lutze awarded six men from Bremen the War Service Cross with Swords.]

Creator

: Hoffmann, Heinrich, 1885-1957 -- Photographer

Depicted Date

: 1940

Medium

: Gelatin silver prints

Item/Page/Plate

: 211

Notes

: Picture caption: "Auch in der Heimat ist jeder, wenn es nottut, zum höchsten Einsaß bereit. In Namen des Führers konnte Stabschef Lutze sechs Bremer SA.-Männer mit dem Kriegsverdienstkreuz mit Schwerten auszeichnen." Note 2.) Picture caption: "Auch in der Heimat ist jeder, wenn es nottut, zum höchsten Einsaß bereit. In Namen des Führers konnte Stabschef Lutze sechs Bremer SA.-Männer mit dem Kriegsverdienstkreuz mit Schwerten auszeichnen." Note 3.) The War Service Cross was a medal which could be awarded to civilians for bravery or other distinguished service (such as exceeding production quotas) on the home front. Note 4.) 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

: 3975568

Record ID

: 2063534

Digital Item Published

: 4-12-2012

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