Propaganda text! from Nazi news reporting on the back of the picture: 'From the heavy battle of Kharkov. The battle of Kharkov have taken a decisive turn after the start of Timoshenko's offensive. A quick as lightning counterattack encircled the majority of three Soviet armies, amongst them strong tank units. - Our picture of the battle of Kharkov shows a German artillery gun, which was unlimbered and brought into position in only a few minutes to repel the Soviet attack.' Picture taken at the Eastern Front on 26 May 1942. (Flaws in quality due to the historic picture copy) Photo: Berliner Ver

Propaganda text! from Nazi news reporting on the back of the picture: 'From the heavy battle of Kharkov. The battle of Kharkov have taken a decisive turn after the start of Timoshenko's offensive. A quick as lightning counterattack encircled the majority of three Soviet armies, amongst them strong tank units. - Our picture of the battle of Kharkov shows a German artillery gun, which was unlimbered and brought into position in only a few minutes to repel the Soviet attack.' Picture taken at the Eastern Front on 26 May 1942. (Flaws in quality due to the historic picture copy) Photo: Berliner Ver Stock Photo
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dpa picture alliance / Alamy Stock Photo

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E1EN26

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4891 x 3328 px | 41.4 x 28.2 cm | 16.3 x 11.1 inches | 300dpi

Date taken:

26 May 1942

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Propaganda text! from Nazi news reporting on the back of the picture: 'From the heavy battle of Kharkov. The battle of Kharkov have taken a decisive turn after the start of Timoshenko's offensive. A quick as lightning counterattack encircled the majority of three Soviet armies, amongst them strong tank units. - Our picture of the battle of Kharkov shows a German artillery gun, which was unlimbered and brought into position in only a few minutes to repel the Soviet attack.' Picture taken at the Eastern Front on 26 May 1942. (Flaws in quality due to the historic picture copy) Photo: Berliner Verlag / Archive - NO WIRE SERVICE –