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On June 18th, the main defensive position in the northern part of the fortress complex was taken, namely the "Maxim Gorki" battery, the strongest and most modern fortification in the fortress (of Sevastopol). The attack pushed forward some 3 kilometers to the harbor part of the fortress. Combat engineers advancing against an enemy bunker.

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On June 18th, the main defensive position in the northern part of the fortress complex was taken, namely the "Maxim Gorki" battery, the strongest and most modern fortification in the fortress (of Sevastopol).  The attack pushed forward some 3 kilometers to the harbor part of the fortress.  Combat engineers advancing against an enemy bunker.]

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On June 18th, the main defensive position in the northern part of the fortress complex was taken, namely the "Maxim Gorki" battery, the strongest and most modern fortification in the fortress (of Sevastopol). The attack pushed forward some 3 kilometers to the harbor part of the fortress. Combat engineers advancing against an enemy bunker.
Names
Hoffmann, Heinrich (1885-1957) (Photographer)
Collection

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

1942

Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC EYE
Shelf locator: PC EYE 1942
Topics
Nazi propaganda
Barbed wire
Forts & fortifications -- Ukraine -- Sevastopol'
Batteries (Weaponry)
Soldiers -- German -- 1939-1945
World War, 1939-1945 -- Battlefields -- Ukraine
Infantry -- German -- 1940-1950
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Ukraine
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content: Picture caption: "Am 18 Juni werden die Hauptkampfwerke im Nordteil des Festungssystems genommen, darunter das Werk "Maxim Gorki", das modernste und stärkste Fort der Festung. Der Angriff ist ist damit bis auf 3 kilometer an die Hafeneinfahrt der Festung herangetragen worden. Sturmpioniere beim Vorgeben gegen einen feindlichen Bunker."
Content: Title translates German picture caption
Source note: Grossdeutschland im Weltgeschehen. Tagesbildberichte 1940. (Berlin Joh. Kasper Co. 1942) Braeckow, Ernst, Author.
Physical Description
Gelatin silver prints
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 29beb590-c602-012f-315c-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1885: Creator Born
  • 1957: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "On June 18th, the main defensive position in the northern part of the fortress complex was taken, namely the "Maxim Gorki" battery, the strongest and most modern fortification in the fortress (of Sevastopol). The attack pushed forward some 3 kilometers to the harbor part of the fortress. Combat engineers advancing against an enemy bunker." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 29, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b291a0df-a053-1520-e040-e00a180669b4

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On June 18th, the main defensive position in the northern part of the fortress complex was taken, namely the "Maxim Gorki" battery, the strongest and most modern fortification in the fortress (of Sevastopol).  The attack pushed forward some 3 kilometers to the harbor part of the fortress.  Combat engineers advancing against an enemy bunker.