Romanian and german troops in Bassarabia, Ukraine and Crimea, 1941-42. Part I

Romanian and german troops in Bassarabia, Ukraine and Crimea, 1941-42. Part I

 

"OVER THE PRUT"

"OVER THE PRUT"

German and Romanian officers discuss the situation on the Vltava river front

German and Romanian officers discuss the situation on the Vltava river front

German artillery opened fire in the fight against the Soviets in July 1941

German artillery opened fire in the fight against the Soviets in July 1941

The fight for Bessarabia has begun

The fight for Bessarabia has begun

Romanian infantry on the Prut

Romanian infantry on the Prut

Romanian infantry on the Prut

Romanian infantry on the Prut

A small pause in the march to the Prut

A small pause in the march to the Prut

These minefields were supposed to block the advance

These minefields were supposed to block the advance

Hard fight for Stefanesti on the Prut

Hard fight for Stefanesti on the Prut

Hard fight for Stefanesti on the Prut

Hard fight for Stefanesti on the Prut

Cavalry on the Prut

Cavalry on the Prut

The Soviets coming out from the hiding

The Soviets coming out from the hiding

A pontoon bridge over the Prut is guarded

A pontoon bridge over the Prut is guarded

Bessarabian landscape

Bessarabian landscape

Bessarabian landscape

Bessarabian landscape

Soldiers at the well

Soldiers at the well

On the march

On the march

On the march

On the march

Through Bessarabia

Through Bessarabia

Through Bessarabia

Through Bessarabia

Through Bessarabia

Through Bessarabia

Through Bessarabia

Through Bessarabia

Through Bessarabia

Through Bessarabia

Through Bessarabia

Through Bessarabia

Bessarabian population repairing the road

Bessarabian population repairing the road

On the Bessarabian road

On the Bessarabian road

On the Bessarabian road

On the Bessarabian road

On the Bessarabian road

On the Bessarabian road

On the Bessarabian road
On the Bessarabian road
On the Bessarabian road

On the Bessarabian road

Resting

Resting

Artillery opens fire

Artillery opens fire

Antitank gun in firing position

Antitank gun in firing position

German infantry goes over the treeless plain of Bessarabia into the fight

German infantry goes over the treeless plain of Bessarabia into the fight

Romanians attack through the corn field

Romanians attack through the corn field

Fight for Belzy

Fight for Belzy

Fight for Belzy

Fight for Belzy

Belzy, destroyed by Bolsheviks

Belzy, destroyed by Bolsheviks

Soviet four-engine bomber, destroyed by Romanian fire

Soviet four-engine bomber, destroyed by Romanian fire

Houses are searched

Houses are searched

The population greets German and Romanian troops as liberators

The population greets German and Romanian troops as liberators

The population greets German and Romanian troops as liberators

The population greets German and Romanian troops as liberators

The population greets German and Romanian troops as liberators

The population greets German and Romanian troops as liberators

Salt and bread from the Bessarabians.

Salt and bread from the Bessarabians.

Liberators rapidly build relationships

Liberators rapidly build relationships

Bessarabian refugees return home

Bessarabian refugees return home

A Jewish camp in Bessarabia

A Jewish camp in Bessarabia

Fallen for the liberation of Bessarabia

Fallen for the liberation of Bessarabia

Ammunition column on the march in Bessarabia

Ammunition column on the march in Bessarabia

Marshal Antonescu on the Bessarabian front in July 1941

Marshal Antonescu on the Bessarabian front in July 1941

Supply column on the muddy roads of Bessarabia before Soroki

Supply column on the muddy roads of Bessarabia before Soroki

House-to-house fight in Unguri on the Dniester

House-to-house fight in Unguri on the Dniester

The Dniester is reached

The Dniester is reached

Colonel-General Ritter von Schobert and Marshal Antonescu at the briefing in July 1941

Colonel-General Ritter von Schobert and Marshal Antonescu at the briefing in July 1941

In advance to Kishinev

In advance to Kishinev

In advance to Kishinev

In advance to Kishinev

In advance to Kishinev

In advance to Kishinev

Kishinev is attacked

Kishinev is attacked

Romanian radio station near Kishinev

Romanian radio station near Kishinev

Distinguished visitors, King Michael of Romania and Marshal Antonescu, visiting Romanian hospital

Distinguished visitors, King Michael of Romania and Marshal Antonescu, visiting Romanian hospital

Kishinev, the capital of Bessarabia after the fight in July 1941

Kishinev, the capital of Bessarabia after the fight in July 1941

Watch on Dniester at Soroki

Watch on Dniester at Soroki

Mogilev on the Dniester is reached

Mogilev on the Dniester is reached

View of Soroki on the Dniester

View of Soroki on the Dniester

Crossing over. View from the height at Katerinovka (10 km south-east of Mogilev-Podolsk) on the Dniester river valley

Crossing over. View from the height at Katerinovka (10 km south-east of Mogilev-Podolsk) on the Dniester river valley

Dniester at Soroki

Dniester at Soroki

View from Unguri bank of the Dniester

View from Unguri bank of the Dniester

Bringing re-enforcement over the Dniester

Bringing re-enforcement over the Dniester

Bringing re-enforcement over the Dniester

Bringing re-enforcement over the Dniester

Bringing re-enforcement over the Dniester

Bringing re-enforcement over the Dniester

Bringing re-enforcement over the Dniester

Bringing re-enforcement over the Dniester

Crossing Dniester near Unguri

Crossing Dniester near Unguri

The struggle for the bunker line

The struggle for the bunker line

The struggle for the bunker line

The struggle for the bunker line

The struggle for the bunker line

The struggle for the bunker line

The struggle for the bunker line

The struggle for the bunker line

Dniester crossing

Dniester crossing

Dniester crossing

Dniester crossing

Dniester crossing is over... July 1941

Dniester crossing is over... July 1941

Ferry service is established

Ferry service is established

Romanian boats for bridge construction at Mogilev

Romanian boats for bridge construction at Mogilev

Bravery in fighting for the Dniester will be rewarded.

Bravery in fighting for the Dniester will be rewarded.

General Kortzfleisch presents Iron Cross award

General Kortzfleisch presents Iron Cross award

A special message will be announced

A special message will be announced

The street signs

The street signs

The last salute to fallen comrades

The last salute to fallen comrades

Oberstlt. von Boddien discusses the strategic situation in the Balta area

Oberstlt. von Boddien discusses the strategic situation in the Balta area

On advance in the direction of Balta

On advance in the direction of Balta

Artillery observers in front of Balta

Artillery observers in front of Balta

Evening ride through the vastness of the Ukrainian steppe

Evening ride through the vastness of the Ukrainian steppe

Despite the heat and dust - troops march east - for the people of the West

Despite the heat and dust - troops march east - for the people of the West

Troops march east

Troops march east

Troops march east

Troops march east

Stuka dive-bombers devastated Mardarovka railway station on the line Odessa-Balta

Stuka dive-bombers devastated Mardarovka railway station on the line Odessa-Balta

Light advance party intervenes in the ground combat

Light advance party intervenes in the ground combat

An advance party opened the fight at Waterloo, a German settlement in the southern Ukraine

An advance party opened the fight at Waterloo, a German settlement in the southern Ukraine

Colonel von Ch observes he progress of his regiment through the binocular tube

Colonel von Ch observes he progress of his regiment through the binocular tube

The village is taken, the infantry holds position

The village is taken, the infantry holds position

The village is taken, the infantry holds position

The village is taken, the infantry holds position

The village is taken, the infantry holds position

The village is taken, the infantry holds position

Exemplary care for the wounded

Exemplary care for the wounded

Stuck in the Ukrainian mud

Stuck in the Ukrainian mud

A well-earned rest after the hard days of the fight.

A well-earned rest after the hard days of the fight.

Horses are thirsty

Horses are thirsty

Cattle, which was kept in hiding, is driven back to the village by German troops

Cattle, which was kept in hiding, is driven back to the village by German troops

Children are brought for the baptism

Children are brought for the baptism

The peaceful work in the field begins again

The peaceful work in the field begins again

The peaceful work in the field begins again

The peaceful work in the field begins again

Bakery company begins its work

Bakery company begins its work

Large quantities of wood are used to bake in oven 10 000 loaves daily

Large quantities of wood are used to bake in oven 10 000 loaves daily

Bakery

Bakery

Bakery

Bakery

German heritage - a blonde with a blue eyes from the ethnic German settlement of Worms (southern Ukraine)

German heritage - a blonde with a blue eyes from the ethnic German settlement of Worms (southern Ukraine)

Via: allworldwars.com

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One Response to “Romanian and german troops in Bassarabia, Ukraine and Crimea, 1941-42. Part I”

  1. Ion says:

    Frumos articol!

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