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The Germans arrive in town

The invasion of Russia meant long marches for the majority of German soldiers.

Many of the images to be found in the Bundesarchiv have very sparse background information. Sometimes there are sequences of images which tell us something. Here we see German troops arrive in a small Russian town for the first time. We do not know what town, we do not know the exact date.

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One thought on “The Germans arrive in town”

  1. topography, vegetation, friendly civs suggest a village in Lithuania. And I’m sure the Politruk and the apparatchik got exactly what they had meted out to so many others; during 1940-41 the communist puppet regime deported/killed c. 100,000 Lithuanians

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