Ref NoDL1868
Alt Ref NoDL1868
Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
Title or Caption"Here, whose offensive is this anyway?"
Extent1 item
Published byEvening Standard
Date19 May 1942
Size39.5 x 47cm
Techniqueblack ink
Embedded text or transcriptNazi time-table
Person DepictedBock; Fedor von (1880-1945)
Timoshenko; Semyon; Marshal
NotesNews: May 18: Russia: A special Soviet communique stated that the Kharkov advance continued and that, between May 12-16, the Red Army had liberated over 300 inhabited localities in advances varying from 12 to 38 miles; killed about 12,000 German troops and taken over 1,200 prisoners; captured 365 guns, 25 tanks, 188 trench mortars, 379 machine-guns, 46,413 shells, 23,284 mines, about 1,000,000 rounds of ammunition, 90 lorries, 25 radio transmitter sets, and 39 ammunition, food and equipment dumps; and destroyed 400 tanks, 210 guns, 217 machine-guns, about 700 lorries and 147 aircraft. Marshal von Bock, in an effort to stem the Russian advance, continued to throw in reserves of men and material, particularly tanks, from reserve forces and other sectors of the front... Despatches form the front indicated that the S. wing of Marshal Timoshenko's forces was W. of Kharkov and approaching Krasnograd; ... [Keesing's Contemporary Archives p.5186]
SubjectsHammer and Sickle
military planning
Armed forces
World War 1939-1945
Copyright contact detailsNorthcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT
Location of artworkReturned to Beaverbrook Foundation, 1998
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