Greater Germany in World Affairs
- Daily Picture Reports of 1942 -
Published by the Reichs' Ministry for National Education and Propaganda, this album "Grossdeutschland im Weltgeschehen - Tagesbildberichte 1942" was intended to provide a reminder and an example to later generations of the 'heroic' sacrifices of the German nation in the "fight for freedom." The album contain photographs on a wide variety of subjects in the year 1942, and depict all aspects of life on the fighting and home fronts, including among others awards to heros, German military equipment, destroyed Allied equipment and aircraft, foreign visitors to Germany, German industry and assembly lines, DAK fighting in Africa, German troops fighting in the East (Ostfront) at Sewastopol, Stalingrad etc, Adolf Hitler with generals, awarding Erwin Rommel the knights cross with oak leafs and swords, leading party personalities and much more ......
The photos are arranged with a one-page outline listing the significance of the events of that month, and a list of significant dates is provided before each section of photographs. Normally three or four pages are devoted to any one month's activities with photographs. Each photo is captioned.
This is really the largest Nazi Photo Album, I've ever seen. The weight is almost 10 lbs. !!!!!
In very good condition.
Minor wear to boards and spine, minor foxing to endpapers and page margins, even the pebble-grain paper which is protecting the card-board pages with it's photos is in very good condition. The photographs are in near mint condition beside the usual toning from age and glue spots.
Ex-library copy from the National Socialist German Doctors' League or "NSD Arztebund", Gau Tyrol-Vorarlberg.
One cap nut missing from the binding screws.
All pages are complete and tight in the binding.
Approx/Measurements: 12-1/4" x 17" ~9.65 lbs.
from Ernst Braeckow
photos by Prof. Heinrich Hoffmann, Reichsbildberichterstatter der NSDAP
Published by Verlag Joh. Kasper & Co. Berlin
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