• Zusammenbruch im Osten, 1944 (recto)
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Zusammenbruch im Osten

Collapse in the East

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Resource TypeDocuments
Date of Creation[1944]
GenrePublications & Ephemera
Identifier1993.008.149
Archival HistoryItem was previously assigned the following unique identifier: 93.08.0149
Immediate Source of Acquisition or TransferDonated to the Vancouver Holocaust Centre Society by Maurice Smith in 1993.
Extent & Medium1 document : 11 x 17.5 cm
Scope & ContentDocument is a circular distributed by airplane to German soldiers in Italy, found by Maurice Smith in a field at the front lines of the Second World War in Northeast Italy. Roughly translated: front: “Collapse in the East, Russia begins on the 11th of January the great offensive … Russia was on the 18th of January on the German border.” Back: “Why are you still in Italy? The Russians are now on the Silesian border.”
LanguageGerman