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Ref NoDL1896
Alt Ref NoDL1896
Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
Title or CaptionThe outlook
Extent1 item
Published byEvening Standard
Date28 Jul 1942
FormatArtwork
Size39 x 47cm
Techniqueblack ink
Embedded text or transcriptBock
Person DepictedHitler; Adolf (1889-1945)
Bock; Fedor von (1880-1945)
NotesNews: July 28: Russia: While bitter fighting raged along the Don reaches and the enemy exerted his utmost efforts to press into the N. Caucasus, Moscow despatches indicated that the German crossings of the Don in the Tsymlyansk area wer proving precarious to the enemy, some having been reduced in Russian counter-attacks and a number ofenemy troops, thrown back into the river with considerable tank losses, and many German pontoon bridges being destroyed by Soviet bombers and artillery. Fierce fighting continued in the Bataisk area, where enemy pressure was strong. At Voronezh the Russians penetrated a heavily defended enemy position, dislodged the Germans from several points, and repulsed a tank attack with heavy enemy losses. Large numbers of tanks were reported in action on the Briansk front, where the enemy lost over 100 tanks destroyed and the Russians captured some prisoners, 12 tanks and 28 guns. Berlin, though reporting that Soviet resistance had grown "amazingly stiffer" in the last 48 hours, claimed the capture of Olginskaya (20 miles S.E. of Bataisk), a considerable extension S. of the Don brigdgeheads near Rostov, and an advance E. of Rostov by infantry and mechanised formations on a broad front across the Don. Moscow reported that the Germans had transferred from the West their 55th Bomber Squadron, 3rd and 53rd Fighter Squadrons, and other air units (from statements by captured German pilots). ... [Keesing's Contemporary Archives p.5290]
Subjectsswastika
Third Reich 1933-45
Germany
Leadership
military planning
Russia
binoculars
Armed forces
corpses
World War 1939-1945
Copyright contact detailsNorthcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT solo@solosyndication.com
Location of artworkReturned to Beaverbrook Foundation, 1998
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GB/BCA/394Hitler; Adolf (1889-1945)1889-1945Born in Austria. Politician and leader of the National Socialist German Workers Party (Nazi Party). He served as German chancellor from 1933-1945 and head of state (Fuhrer) from 1934-1945. He established a single-party dictatorship based on the totalitarian and autocratic ideals of national socialism. He gained support for his views on German nationalism, anti-Semitism, anti-capitalism and anti-communism through his impassioned speeches and propaganda. He wanted to establish a New Order of absolute rule in Europe and pursued a policy of seizing land by force for the Aryan people.  
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