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[Although it is summer in the south, the awful roads of the Central Front and in the Volkhov area require the highest standards of travellers and horses.  Here soldiers contend with the greatest difficulties to bring munitions and rations to the fighting troops.]

Image ID: 3974391

[Although it is summer in the south, the awful roads of the Central Front and in the Volkhov area require the highest st... (May 1942)

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Image Title

:  [Although it is summer in the south, the awful roads of the Central Front and in the Volkhov area require the highest standards of travellers and horses. Here soldiers contend with the greatest difficulties to bring munitions and rations to the fighting troops.]

Creator

: Hoffmann, Heinrich, 1885-1957 -- Photographer

Depicted Date

: May 1942

Medium

: Gelatin silver prints

Item/Page/Plate

: 114

Notes

: Picture caption: "Während im Süden bereits Sommer herrscht, stellen die schlechten Straßen an der Mittelfront und am Wolchow an Fahrer und Pferd die höchsten Anforderungen. Hier die Soldaten mit allergrößten Schwierigkeiten zu kämpfen, um Munition und Verpflegung an die kämpfende Truppe heranzubringen." Note 2.) Printed above caption: "PK. - Wulf, Weltbild" 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. / 1942

Source Description

: 48 photographic prints : gelatin silver ; 10.5 x 14.5 cm.

Location

: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC EYE 1942

Digital ID

: 3974391

Record ID

: 2053904

Digital Item Published

: 4-16-2012

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