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Death Catches up with German on Western Front

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unknown American, Death Catches up with German on Western Front, 1945, gelatin silver print, Museum Purchase: Exhibition Fund, © unknown, research required, 2002.54.18

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Title

Death Catches up with German on Western Front

Artist

unknown American (American)

Date

1945

Medium

gelatin silver print

Dimensions (H x W x D)

image: 7 7/8 in x 6 1/8 in; sheet: 8 1/2 in x 6 1/2 in

Inscriptions & Markings

inscription: On reverse: A dead German soldier lies in the snow-covered US Third Army front beside his machinegun. The soldier was carrying extra ammunition for the gun when strafing American planes caught up with him, silencing both the guns and the Hitler apostle

Collection Area

Photography

Category

Photographs

Object Type

photograph

Culture

American

Credit Line

Museum Purchase: Exhibition Fund

Accession Number

2002.54.18

Copyright

© unknown, research required

Terms

gelatin silver prints

photographs

soldiers

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