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Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
Title or CaptionThe outlook
Extent1 item
Published byEvening Standard
Date28 Jul 1942
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
Third Reich 1933-45
military planning
Armed forces
World War 1939-1945
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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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