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Maker(s):Zelma, Georgy
Culture:Russian, born in Uzbekistan (1906-1984)
Title:Firing from Inside the Red October Factory during the Siege of Stalingrad
Date Made:1942 (print ca. 1950)
Type:Photograph
Materials:Gelatin silver print
Place Made:Europe; Soviet Union; Russia; Stalingrad
Measurements:Sheet: 8.07 x 11.02 in.; 20.4978 x 27.9908 cm
Accession Number:  AC 1997.24
Credit Line:Purchase with William K. Allison (Class of 1920) Memorial Fund
1997-24.jpg

Description:
Four Russian soldiers are firing rifles through a window in a ruined factory. The sun casts long shadows across the room.

Tags:
wars; weapons; military; World War, 1939-1945; ruins; shadows; uniforms; interiors; violence; shooting; men; soldiers; factories; windows

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