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Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
Title or CaptionRed flows the Don
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Published byEvening Standard
Date09 Jul 1942
FormatNewspaper
Embedded text or transcriptI regret the river is rising, Mein Fuhrer. Our pure-blooded Aryans bleed so
profusely.
Person DepictedHitler; Adolf (1889-1945)
NotesNews: July 9: Russia: Particularly heavy
fighting W. of Voronezh and in the area of Rossosh (on the Moscow-Rostov railway 100 miles E. of
Volchansk). Soviet tanks and aircraft launched heavy attacks in the Central sector of the
Kursk-Kharkov front and regained some ground, though the position continued serious; the Germans
made desperate efforts to widen the wedge driven across the Don towards Voronezh, and though
unable to force the river in any strength (a number of light tanks and lorried infantry units
were wiped out on the E. bank) succeeded in driving the Russians from positions S. of the
bridgeheads and widening the breach. Marshal Timoshenko struck heavily at the enemy's flanks at
both ends of the front, 3,000 Germans falling in the N. sector in one day. Berlin admitted
"ferocious Soviet resistance" in the Voronezh area... [Keesing's Contemporary archives p.5261]
SubjectsDon
Germany
Aryanism
Defence
Russia
military planning
Weapons
tanks
Armed forces
casualties
Quotations
Germans
World War 1939-1945
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