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Although it is summer in the south, the awful roads of the Central Front and in the Volkhov area require the highest standards of travellers and horses. Here soldiers contend with the greatest difficulties to bring munitions and rations to the fighting troops.

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Title
Although it is summer in the south, the awful roads of the Central Front and in the Volkhov area require the highest standards of travellers and horses. Here soldiers contend with the greatest difficulties to bring munitions and rations to the fighting troops.
Names
Hoffmann, Heinrich, 1885-1957 (Photographer)
Collection

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

1942

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1942
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC EYE
Shelf locator: PC EYE 1942
Topics
Nazi propaganda
Wetlands
Floods
Horse teams
World War, 1939-1945 -- Equipment and supplies -- German
World War, 1939-1945 -- Transportation
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content: Picture caption: "Während im Süden bereits Sommer herrscht, stellen die schlechten Straßen an der Mittelfront und am Wolchow an Fahrer und Pferd die höchsten Anforderungen. Hier die Soldaten mit allergrößten Schwierigkeiten zu kämpfen, um Munition und Verpflegung an die kämpfende Truppe heranzubringen."
Content: Printed above caption: "PK. - Wulf, Weltbild"
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): 328ac940-c602-012f-78c7-58d385a7bc34
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
  • 1942: Issued
  • 1957: Creator Died
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Although it is summer in the south, the awful roads of the Central Front and in the Volkhov area require the highest standards of travellers and horses. Here soldiers contend with the greatest difficulties to bring munitions and rations to the fighting troops." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1942. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b291a0df-a066-1520-e040-e00a180669b4

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Although it is summer in the south, the awful roads of the Central Front and in the Volkhov area require the highest standards of travellers and horses. Here soldiers contend with the greatest difficulties to bring munitions and rations to the fighting troops." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed January 20, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b291a0df-a066-1520-e040-e00a180669b4

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1942). Although it is summer in the south, the awful roads of the Central Front and in the Volkhov area require the highest standards of travellers and horses. Here soldiers contend with the greatest difficulties to bring munitions and rations to the fighting troops. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b291a0df-a066-1520-e040-e00a180669b4

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Although it is summer in the south, the awful roads of the Central Front and in the Volkhov area require the highest standards of travellers and horses.  Here soldiers contend with the greatest difficulties to bring munitions and rations to the fighting troops.