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[The targets of the English were peaceful farming villages, schools and hospitals.  Their air war policy was a cultural shame.  They weren't even afraid to target Goethe's garden house in Weimar and Bismarck's mausoleum in Friedrichsruh.]

Image ID: 3975579

[The targets of the English were peaceful farming villages, schools and hospitals. Their air war policy was a cultural ... (1940)

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Image Title

:  [The targets of the English were peaceful farming villages, schools and hospitals. Their air war policy was a cultural shame. They weren't even afraid to target Goethe's garden house in Weimar and Bismarck's mausoleum in Friedrichsruh.]

Creator

: Hoffmann, Heinrich, 1885-1957 -- Photographer

Depicted Date

: 1940

Medium

: Gelatin silver prints

Item/Page/Plate

: 205

Notes

: Picture caption: "Die Angriffsziele dieser Engländer waren friedliche Bauerndörfer, Schulen und Lazarette. Ihre "Luftkriegsführung" war eine Kulturschande. Sie scheuten sich nicht einmal, auf das Goethe-Gartenhaus in Weimar und das Bismarck-Mausoleum in Friedrichsruh zu zielen." 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. / 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

: 3975579

Record ID

: 2063545

Digital Item Published

: 4-13-2012

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