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[The Don, the fateful river of central Russia, is reached.  Our picture shows one of the wooden bridge over the mighty river that was destroyed by Stukas and artillery.  The retreat of the defeated Bolsheviks was repeatedly checked by the German Air Force.  In this case, the enemy suffered severe losses.]

Image ID: 3975653

[The Don, the fateful river of central Russia, is reached. Our picture shows one of the wooden bridge over the mighty r... (July 1942)

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Image Title

:  [The Don, the fateful river of central Russia, is reached. Our picture shows one of the wooden bridge over the mighty river that was destroyed by Stukas and artillery. The retreat of the defeated Bolsheviks was repeatedly checked by the German Air Force. In this case, the enemy suffered severe losses.]

Creator

: Hoffmann, Heinrich, 1885-1957 -- Photographer

Depicted Date

: July 1942

Medium

: Gelatin silver prints

Item/Page/Plate

: 191

Notes

: Picture caption: "Der Don, der Schicksalsfluß Mittelrußlands, ist erreicht. Unser Bild zeigt eine von Stukas und Artillerie zerstörte Holzbrücke über den mächtigen Strom. Der Rückzug der geschlagenen Bolschewisten wurde durch die deutsche Luftwaffe immer wieder unterbrochen. Hierbei erlitt der Feind schwerste Verluste." Note 2.) Printed below caption: "Kriegsberichter Bauer, PBZ." 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

: 3975653

Record ID

: 2063626

Digital Item Published

: 4-17-2012

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