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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.]

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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.]

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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.]
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
Bridges
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- German -- Soviet Union
World War, 1939-1945 -- Destruction & pillage -- German -- Russia
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content: 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."
Content: Printed below caption: "Kriegsberichter Bauer, PBZ."
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): 3cf653e0-c602-012f-57b0-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

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. "[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.]" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b36fdaa0-2b16-0ace-e040-e00a180637ac

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "[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.]" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 9, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b36fdaa0-2b16-0ace-e040-e00a180637ac

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. [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.] Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b36fdaa0-2b16-0ace-e040-e00a180637ac

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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.]