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[... forced Italy to take defensive measures.  To keep Greece from ever again being a jumping-off point for English actions in the eastern Mediterranean, Italian troops marched across the Greek border.  They were warmly welcomed by Albanians living in Greek territory.]

Image ID: 3971664

[... forced Italy to take defensive measures. To keep Greece from ever again being a jumping-off point for English acti... (1940)

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Image Title

:  [... forced Italy to take defensive measures. To keep Greece from ever again being a jumping-off point for English actions in the eastern Mediterranean, Italian troops marched across the Greek border. They were warmly welcomed by Albanians living in Greek territory.]

Creator

: Hoffmann, Heinrich, 1885-1957 -- Photographer

Depicted Date

: 1940

Medium

: Gelatin silver prints

Item/Page/Plate

: 274

Notes

: Picture caption: "... Italien zu Abwehrmaßnahmen zwang. Um zu verhindern, daß Griechenland immer mehr zum Stützpunkt der englischen Aktionen im östlichen Mittelmeer wurde, überschritten italienische truppen die griechische Grenze. Von den Albanern auf griechischem Gebiet wurden sie stürmisch begrüßt. Note 2.) The Italian army invaded Greece from neighboring Albania. Determined Greek resistance halted the Italians' advance and even pushed the attackers back into Albania. This picture's caption begins on the previous image. 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

: 3971664

Record ID

: 2051814

Digital Item Published

: 4-10-2012

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