26 September 2018

0368 | Photo | Unidentified



German artillerymen pose for a souvenir photo next to their camouflaged howitzer (105 mm leFH 16) while on a break during the fighting against Yugoslav Chetniks, September 1941.

Text: Ivan Ž.

Photographer: unknown.
Date: September 1941.
Location: unknown, Yugoslavia.
Original caption: "In firing position, September 1941, against Chetniks."

File source: Ivan Ž. Collection.

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Nemački artiljerci poziraju za uspomenu pored svoje kamuflirane haubice (105 mm leFH 16) u pauzi između borbi protiv jugoslovenskih četnika, septembra 1941. godine.

Tekst: Ivan Ž.

Fotograf: nepoznat.
Datum: septembar 1941.
Mesto: nepoznato, Jugoslavija.
Originalni natpis: "Na vatrenom položaju septembra 1941. protiv četnika."

Izvor fajla: Ivan Ž. Collection.

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22 September 2018

0367 | Photo | Narodnooslobodilačka vojska Jugoslavije



A Partisan mechanic posing for a British photographer, staring at the distance (a pose favoured by propaganda photographers), with Spitfire shells around his neck. This tough guy with moustache a la Clark Gable is one of the Yugoslav Partisans assigned to the RAF mechanical training in Italy (Canne airfield). In the background: a Spitfire wing with a 20 mm cannon.

Text: Ivan Ž.

Photographer: unknown.
Date: July 1944.
Location: Canne (province of Campobasso), Italy.
Original caption: unknown.

File source: Nationaal Archief, 29029 001.

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Partizanski mehaničar pozira britanskom fotografu zagledan u daljinu (jedna od omiljenih poza propagandnih fotografa), sa spitfajerovim granatama oko vrata. Ovaj žilavi momak sa brčićima a la Klark Gejbl jedan je od jugoslovenskih partizana poslatih na mehaničarsku obuku pri britanskom ratnom vazduhoplovstvu u Italiji (aerodrom Kane). U pozadini: spitfajerovo krilo sa 20 mm topom.

Tekst: Ivan Ž.

Fotograf: nepoznat.
Datum: jul 1944.
Mesto: Kane (provincija Kampobaso), Italija.
Originalni natpis: nepoznat.

Izvor fajla: Nationaal Archief, 29029 001.

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0366 | Photo | 5. SS-Panzer-Division "Wiking"



Formation of the 11th SS Armoured Grenadier Division "Nordland". SS-Sturmbannführer Franz Hack, commander of the III Battalion, "Germania" Regiment, "Wiking" Division, posing in the turret of one of the newly-arrived half-tracks (Sd.Kfz. 250/9) of the "Nordland" Division, in the vicinity of Topolovac (near Sisak). 

Text: Ivan Ž.

Photographer: Ernst Baumann, SS Regiment "Kurt Eggers".
Date: November 1943.
Location: Topolovac (district of Sisak), Yugoslavia.
Original caption: unknown.

File source: Robert J. Edwards, "Scouts Out" (p. 495).

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Formiranje 11. oklopnogrenadirske SS-divizije "Nordland". SS-šturmbanfirer Franc Hak, komandant III bataljona puka "Germanija" divizije "Viking", pozira u kupoli jednog od novopristiglih poluguseničara (Sd.Kfz. 250/9) divizije "Nordland", u okolini Topolovca (kod Siska).

Tekst: Ivan Ž.

Fotograf: Ernst Bauman, SS-puk "Kurt Egers".
Datum: novembar 1943.
Mesto: Topolovac (srez Sisački), Jugoslavija.
Originalni natpis: nepoznat.

Izvor fajla: Robert J. Edwards, "Scouts Out" (str. 495).

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19 September 2018

0365 | Photo | SS-Division "Reich" (mot.)



Operation 25. A motorcyclist of the SS Division "Reich" writes a warning on the facade of a house in Banat: "Village road mined!" (Mined by the Yugoslav troops.) On the side, worried village women (probably Germans) observe what is going on in their until recently peaceful village.

Text: Ivan Ž.

Photographer: unknown.
Date: April 1941.
Location: unknown, Yugoslavia.
Original caption: unknown.

File source: Nationaal Archief, 27021A 070.

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Operacija 25. Motociklista SS-divizije "Rajh" piše upozorenje na fasadi jedne kuće u Banatu: "Seoski put miniran!" (Miniran od strane jugoslovenske vojske.) Sa strane, zabrinute seljanke (verovatno Nemice) posmatraju šta se to događa u njihovom do juče mirnom selu.

Tekst: Ivan Ž.

Fotograf: nepoznat.
Datum: april 1941.
Mesto: nepoznato, Jugoslavija.
Originalni natpis: nepoznat.

Izvor fajla: Nationaal Archief, 27021A 070.

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17 September 2018

0364 | Photo | SS-Panzergrenadier-Division "Wiking"



Operation "Axis". Superbly camouflaged and armed to the teeth, members of the III Battalion, SS Regiment "Germania", (SS Division "Wiking",) march on a road near the village of Kamenica (district of Ogulin). The Kordun Partisans particularly gave the Germans a headache in this area, trying to preempt them in disarming the Italian troops.

Text: Ivan Ž.

Photographer: unknown.
Date: September 1943.
Location: Kamenica (district of Ogulin), Yugoslavia.
Original caption: unknown.

File source: "Wenn alle Brüder schweigen" (p. 212).

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Operacija "Osovina". Odlično kamuflirani i naoružani do zuba, pripadnici III bataljona SS-puka "Germanija" (SS-divizije "Viking") marširaju na jednom putu u blizini sela Kamenice (srez Ogulinski). U ovom rejonu Nemcima su posebno zadavali glavobolju kordunaški partizani, pokušavajući da ih preduhitre u razoružavanju italijanskih trupa.

Tekst: Ivan Ž.

Fotograf: nepoznat.
Datum: septembar 1943.
Mesto: Kamenica (srez Ogulinski), Jugoslavija.
Originalni natpis: nepoznat.

Izvor fajla: "Wenn alle Brüder schweigen" (str. 212).

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0363 | Photo | SS-Freiwilligen-Division "Prinz Eugen"



A lowland mountaineer: a Banat Swabian, a member of the newly-formed SS Division "Prinz Eugen", practises mountaineering in Southwestern Serbia.

Text: Ivan Ž.

Photographer: Eugen Fink, SS War Correspondent Battalion.
Date: November 1942.
Location: unknown, Yugoslavia.
Original caption: "SS mountain troopers among the rocks. [...]"

File source: Nationaal Archief, 28002 011.

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Ravničarski planinar: jedan banatski Švaba, pripadnik novoformirane SS-divizije "Princ Eugen", vežba planinarenje na jugozapadu Srbije.

Tekst: Ivan Ž.

Fotograf: Ojgen Fink, Ratnodopisnički bataljon SS-a.
Datum: novembar 1942.
Mesto: nepoznato, Jugoslavija.
Originalni natpis: "Brdski lovci SS-a među stenama. [...]"

Izvor fajla: Nationaal Archief, 28002 011.

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04 September 2018

0362 | Photo | Nahaufklärungsgruppe 12



A German Air Force corporal, a member of the 12th Close Reconnaissance Group, posing by the beautiful, emerald-green Neretva, in front of the famous Old Bridge in Mostar. (The Old Bridge was destroyed in the next Yugoslav civil war, in November 1993, and its reconstruction was completed in July 2004. The man accused of the destruction of the bridge, Croatian General Slobodan Praljak, committed suicide in The Hague in November 2017.)

Text: Ivan Ž.

Photographer: unknown.
Date: 1944.
Location: Mostar, Yugoslavia.
Original caption: no caption.

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Jedan nemački vazduhoplovni kaplar, pripadnik 12. grupe za blisko izviđanje, pozira pored prelepe, smaragdnozelene Neretve, ispred čuvenog Starog mosta u Mostaru. (Stari most je srušen u sledećem jugoslovenskom građanskom ratu, novembra 1993. godine, a njegova obnova je završena jula 2004. Čovek koji je optužen za rušenje mosta, hrvatski general Slobodan Praljak, izvršio je samoubistvo u Hagu novembra 2017. godine.)

Tekst: Ivan Ž.

Fotograf: nepoznat.
Datum: 1944.
Mesto: Mostar, Jugoslavija.
Originalni natpis: bez natpisa.

Izvor fajla: eBay / richlint.

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0361 | Photo | 7. SS-Freiwilligen-Gebirgs-Division "Prinz Eugen"



Operation "Daredevil". Naked from the waist down, members of the SS Division "Prinz Eugen" cross a river in Montenegro, testing the water's depth with sticks.

Text: Ivan Ž.

Photographer: Ernst A. Zwilling, Air Force War Correspondent Battalion South-East.
Date: July 1944.
Location: unknown, Yugoslavia.
Original caption: "No obstacle is insuperable. Another obstacle! Mountain troopers know what to do – a reconnaissance team has explored a ford, and now the battle group crosses to the other shore the same way."

File source: Bundesarchiv, Bild 183-2004-0419-500.

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Operacija "Drznik". Goli od pojasa naniže, pripadnici SS-divizije "Princ Eugen" prelaze reku u Crnoj Gori, ispitujući dubinu vode štapovima.

Tekst: Ivan Ž.

Fotograf: Ernst A. Cviling, Ratnodopisnički vazduhoplovni bataljon Jugoistok.
Datum: jul 1944.
Mesto: nepoznato, Jugoslavija.
Originalni natpis: "Nijedna prepreka nije nepremostiva. Još jedna prepreka! Planinski lovci umeju da se snađu – izvidnica je ispitala prelaz, i sada borbena grupa istim putem prelazi na drugu obalu."

Izvor fajla: Bundesarchiv, Bild 183-2004-0419-500.

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