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In hopes of reversing fate through a decisive offensive in the south, (Soviet Marshal) Timoshenko gathered monstrous masses of troops to hurl against German lines in the Crimea. But the Führer struck first. On May 8th the German and Rumanian troops under Colonel-General von Manstein went in to the attack.

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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
Military leadership
Generals -- German
World War, 1939-1945 -- Military personnel -- German
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- German -- Soviet Union
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content : Picture caption: "In der Hoffnung, durch eine entschiedende Offensive im Süden das Schicksal doch noch wenden zu können, hatte Timoschenko ungeheure Truppenmassen zum Stoß gegen die deutschen Linien auf der Krim zusammengezogen. Der Führer kam diesem Schlag zuvor. Am 8. Mai traten die unter Führung des Generalobersten von Manstein (Bild) stehenden deutschen und rumänischen Truppen zum Angriff an."

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: 3029f1a0-c602-012f-57d4-58d385a7bc34

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. "In hopes of reversing fate through a decisive offensive in the south, (Soviet Marshal) Timoshenko gathered monstrous masses of troops to hurl against German lines in the Crimea. But the Führer struck first. On May 8th the German and Rumanian troops under Colonel-General von Manstein went in to the attack." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b291a0df-a061-1520-e040-e00a180669b4

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "In hopes of reversing fate through a decisive offensive in the south, (Soviet Marshal) Timoshenko gathered monstrous masses of troops to hurl against German lines in the Crimea. But the Führer struck first. On May 8th the German and Rumanian troops under Colonel-General von Manstein went in to the attack." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 3, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b291a0df-a061-1520-e040-e00a180669b4

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. In hopes of reversing fate through a decisive offensive in the south, (Soviet Marshal) Timoshenko gathered monstrous masses of troops to hurl against German lines in the Crimea. But the Führer struck first. On May 8th the German and Rumanian troops under Colonel-General von Manstein went in to the attack. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b291a0df-a061-1520-e040-e00a180669b4

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In hopes of reversing fate through a decisive offensive in the south, (Soviet Marshal) Timoshenko gathered monstrous masses of troops to hurl against German lines in the Crimea.  But the Führer struck first.  On May 8th the German and Rumanian troops under Colonel-General von Manstein went in to the attack.