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USSR, A pontoon bridge and a wooden bridge built by the Germans, summer 1942.

Yad Vashem

Yad Vashem

A series of photographs that were taken in the area between the Don and Donietz Rivers during the German summer attack, 1942. Some of the picture show the German army around the gorges or Balkas, which are very common in the plain, west of Stalingrad

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  • Title: USSR, A pontoon bridge and a wooden bridge built by the Germans, summer 1942.
  • Location: Stalingrad,Russia (USSR)
  • Subject Keywords: WEHRMACHT , Bridges , Waterside , German soldiers
  • Photographer: German Soldier
  • Origin: Yad Vashem Archives
  • Name of submitter: Yad Vashem Archives
  • Description: Photographs taken by a German soldier during the war. The collection includes: 1) photographs from a training camp where a preparatory course was held for officer cadets. 2) Pictures of the western front shortly before the invasion into France. 3) Photographs from his service in Pz. Jaeger Abt. 113 (an anti-tank unit of Infantry Division 113) from February 1942 until the autumn of 1942, shortly before the unit was trapped in Stalingrad and eliminated.
  • Credit: Yad Vashem
  • Collection: Yad Vashem Photo Archive, Yad Vashem Photo Archive
  • Archival signature: 4753/153 , 4753/0
  • Album item no: 30614
  • Album Title: A collection of photographs of a German soldier in the 113 Infantry Division.

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