Greater Germany in World Affairs
- Daily Picture Reports of 1940 -
Published by the Reichs' Ministry for National Education and Propaganda, this album "Grossdeutschland im Weltgeschehen - Tagesbildberichte 1940" 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 1940, 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, German troops in the field, railroad workers in lunch line, foreign visitors to Germany, German industry and assembly lines, German troops entering Paris, Adolf Hitler with generals, 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 near very good exterior and very good interior condition.
Album lightly dusty, minor wear, one screw damaged. Occasional discoloration to photos from glue (usual chemical process).
The pebble-grain paper which is protecting the card-board pages with it's photos is in very good condition as well (one with a tear). The photographs are in fine condition and clean.
All pages are complete and tight in the binding.
Approx/Measurements: 12-1/4" x 17" ~9.9 lbs.
from Ernst Braeckow
photos of Tagesbildberichte by Prof. Heinrich Hoffmann
published in Berlin
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