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After several days of incessant artillery fire and coordinated air attacks, German and allied troops begin the attack on the powerful land and marine defenses of Sevastopol. In extremely hard and bitter fighting they succeeded on June 17 in taking Fort Siberia. Infantry takes a bunker under direct fire.

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Names
Hoffmann, Heinrich (1885-1957) (Photographer)
Collection

Eye on the Reich : German propaganda photographs, 1939-1942.

1941

Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC EYE
Shelf locator: PC EYE 1941
Topics
Nazi propaganda
Helmets
Soldiers -- German -- 1939-1945
World War, 1939-1945 -- Battlefields -- Ukraine
War photography
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Ukraine
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content : Printed above caption: "PBZ., Kriegsberichter Karback"

Content : Picture caption: "Nach mehrtägigen pausenlosen Feuer schwerster Artillerie und zusammengefaßter Luftangriffe beginnt der Sturm der deutschen und verbündeten Truppen auf die stärkste Land= und Zeefestung Sewastopol. In äußerst harten und erbitterten Kämpfen gelingt es am 17. Juni, das Fort Sibirien zu nehmen. Infanterie nimmt einem Bunker im direkten Beschuss unter Feuer."

Content : The final German attack on the besieged Russian naval base/port of Sevastopol on the Crimean peninsula started on 2 June, 1942. These soldiers are firing an anti-tank gun at a bunker, using its armor-piercing shell to penetrate the concrete defenses.

Content : Title translates German picture caption

Source note: Grossdeutschland im Weltgeschehen. Tagesbildberichte 1940. (Berlin Joh. Kasper Co. 1942) Braeckow, Ernst, Author.
Physical Description
Form: Gelatin silver prints ( Library of Congress Thesaurus for Graphic Materials )
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
UUID: 20dbef30-c602-012f-aa21-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1885: Creator Born
  • 1957: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "After several days of incessant artillery fire and coordinated air attacks, German and allied troops begin the attack on the powerful land and marine defenses of Sevastopol. In extremely hard and bitter fighting they succeeded on June 17 in taking Fort Siberia. Infantry takes a bunker under direct fire." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b22fc0d7-1573-4eed-e040-e00a180606a5

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "After several days of incessant artillery fire and coordinated air attacks, German and allied troops begin the attack on the powerful land and marine defenses of Sevastopol. In extremely hard and bitter fighting they succeeded on June 17 in taking Fort Siberia. Infantry takes a bunker under direct fire." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 2, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b22fc0d7-1573-4eed-e040-e00a180606a5

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. After several days of incessant artillery fire and coordinated air attacks, German and allied troops begin the attack on the powerful land and marine defenses of Sevastopol. In extremely hard and bitter fighting they succeeded on June 17 in taking Fort Siberia. Infantry takes a bunker under direct fire. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b22fc0d7-1573-4eed-e040-e00a180606a5

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After several days of incessant artillery fire and coordinated air attacks, German and allied troops begin the attack on the powerful land and marine defenses of Sevastopol.  In extremely hard and bitter fighting they succeeded on June 17 in taking Fort Siberia.  Infantry takes a bunker under direct fire.