03 September 2015

0050 | Photo | Soldatensender Belgrad



Opening of the winter programme of Soldiers' Radio Belgrade at the National Theatre. Young girls perform their dance act (scantily clad, with hearts on their blouses and cuffs), accompanied by the Belgrade Radio Dance Band. There is seven of them, and each has a letter on her blouse: B–E–L–G–R–A–D [Belgrade, in German]. The soldier standing on the left, conducting, is Hans Georg Schütz, a well known German accordionist and composer, who served the army during the war as a musician at the Belgrade Radio (this jolly individual was not a Nazi, and he continued his musical career after the war as well). At that time, it was custom for celebrities to support the war effort by enlisting in the army; some of the best known examples are American actor Clark Gable (airman) and German boxer Max Schmeling (paratrooper).

Text © Ivan Ž.

Photographer: Homann.
Date: 3 October 1942.
Location: Belgrade, Yugoslavia.
Original caption: unknown.

File source: The SS-Kriegsberichter Archive / National Archives and Records Administration.
Number: KB Homann 290 / unknown.

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Otvaranje zimskog programa Vojničkog radija Beograd u Narodnom pozorištu. Mlade devojke izvode svoju plesnu tačku (oskudno obučene, sa srcima na bluzama i manžetama), uz muzičku pratnju plesnog orkestra Radio Beograda. Devojaka je sedam, i svaka na bluzi ima po jedno slovo: B–E–L–G–R–A–D [Beograd, na nemačkom]. Vojnik koji stoji levo i diriguje je Hans Georg Šic, poznati nemački harmonikaš i kompozitor, koji je za vreme rata služio vojsku kao muzičar na beogradskom radiju (ovaj veseli čikica nije bio nacista, i svoju muzičku karijeru je nastavio i posle rata). U to vreme je bilo uobičajeno da poznate ličnosti podrže ratne napore prijavljivanjem u vojsku; neki od najpoznatijih primera su američki glumac Klark Gejbl (avijatičar) i nemački bokser Maks Šmeling (padobranac).

Tekst © Ivan Ž.

Fotograf: Homan.
Datum: 3. oktobar 1942.
Mesto: Beograd, Jugoslavija.
Originalni natpis: nepoznat.

Izvor fajla: The SS-Kriegsberichter Archive / National Archives and Records Administration.
Broj: KB Homann 290 / nepoznat.

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