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[In the fortified ring around Sevastopol the attack is continuously prosecuted.  On June 29th German and Rumanian troops force their way through the Sewernaja valley and break into the strongly fortified positions of the commanding Sapun Heights.  The Heights under heavy bombardment by the German Air Force.  The mountain is almost entirely enveloped in clouds of exploding debris.]

Image ID: 3975656

[In the fortified ring around Sevastopol the attack is continuously prosecuted. On June 29th German and Rumanian troops... (June 29, 1942)

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Image Title

:  [In the fortified ring around Sevastopol the attack is continuously prosecuted. On June 29th German and Rumanian troops force their way through the Sewernaja valley and break into the strongly fortified positions of the commanding Sapun Heights. The Heights under heavy bombardment by the German Air Force. The mountain is almost entirely enveloped in clouds of exploding debris.]

Creator

: Hoffmann, Heinrich, 1885-1957 -- Photographer

Depicted Date

: June 29, 1942

Medium

: Gelatin silver prints

Item/Page/Plate

: 148

Notes

: Picture caption: "Im Festungsgürtel von Sewastopol wird der Angriff immer weiter vorgetragen. Am 29. Juni erzwingen deutsche und rumänische Truppen den Übergang über das Sewernaja-Tal und brechen in die stark ausgebauten beherrschenden Stellungen der Sapun-Höhen ein. Die Höhen unter dem schweren Bombenhagel der deutschen Luftwaffe. Der Berg ist fast völlig in Explosionswolken eingehüllt." Note 2.) Printed above caption: "Scherl, PK.-Kriegsberichter Göbe" 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

: 3975656

Record ID

: 2063629

Digital Item Published

: 4-17-2012

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