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Dmitri Baltermants photographs from WWII

A group of soldiers drag a piece of artillery through shallow water. 
Dmitri Baltermants
The Red Army Crosses the Oder River into Germany, December
gelatin silver print on paper
16 in x 20 in (40.64 cm x 50.8 cm)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James Agah, Class of 1989 (BBA)
A soldier loads rounds of ammunition into an aircraft.
Dmitri Baltermants
Gunner Loading Ammunition
gelatin silver print on paper
16 in x 20 in (40.64 cm x 50.8 cm)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James Agah, Class of 1989 (BBA)
Seven soldiers form a single-file line as they crouch in a shallow trench dug into a field.
Dmitri Baltermants
In the Trenches
gelatin silver print on paper
16 in (40.64 cm)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James Agah, Class of 1989 (BBA)
Two women and a man stand over a pile of dead bodies; one woman is visibly in a state of distress. 
Dmitri Baltermants
A Woman Finds Her Husband, Kerch, Crimea
gelatin silver print on paper
16 in x 20 in (40.64 cm x 50.8 cm)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James Agah, Class of 1989 (BBA)
Three soldiers crawl across a city street littered with rubbled and burning vehicles while towing crates of supplies. 
Dmitri Baltermants
Logistics Line, Germany
gelatin silver print on paper
16 in x 20 in (40.64 cm x 50.8 cm)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James Agah, Class of 1989 (BBA)
Two men in tattered winter clothing and cloth-wrapped feet stand amid rocky terrain. 
Dmitri Baltermants
Two German POWs
gelatin silver print on paper
16 in x 20 in (40.64 cm x 50.8 cm)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James Agah, Class of 1989 (BBA)
A soldier in winter gear holds a firearm next to an unmoving train while dead soldiers lie in the snow around him.
Dmitri Baltermants
The Junction is Recaptured
gelatin silver print on paper
16 in x 20 in (40.64 cm x 50.8 cm)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James Agah, Class of 1989 (BBA)
View out of an open doorway onto a village square with soldiers taking aim at or running toward the right-hand side of the image. 
Dmitri Baltermants
Battle for Kamenka Village, Near Moscow
gelatin silver print on paper
16 in x 20 in (40.64 cm x 50.8 cm)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James Agah, Class of 1989 (BBA)
A man in uniform and heavy coat looks to his right as he stands posed next to a broken sign and broken mannequins in the rubble-filled street of Berlin.
Dmitri Baltermants
Agfa, Berlin
gelatin silver print on paper
16 in x 20 in (40.64 cm x 50.8 cm)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James Agah, Class of 1989 (BBA)
A soldier fires off a panzerfaust at night; the silhouette of a second soldier is visible against the weapon's white smoke plume.  
Dmitri Baltermants
Soviet Soldier Firing Captured German Panzerfaust at Night
gelatin silver print on paper
16 in x 20 in (40.64 cm x 50.8 cm)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James Agah, Class of 1989 (BBA)
The barrel of an antitank gun points out of the picture plane; a building has caught fire in the distance. 
Dmitri Baltermants
Berlin is Taken
gelatin silver print on paper
16 in x 20 in (40.64 cm x 50.8 cm)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James Agah, Class of 1989 (BBA)
This image shows a view behind a group of soldiers running out of a destroyed building toward a war-ravaged street. 
Dmitri Baltermants
Battle in the Streets of Berlin
gelatin silver print on paper
16 in x 20 in (40.64 cm x 50.8 cm)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James Agah, Class of 1989 (BBA)

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Combat — by seth@whirl-i-gig.com (February 13 2017 @ 12:16 pm)
Europe — by seth@whirl-i-gig.com (February 13 2017 @ 12:16 pm)
European history — by seth@whirl-i-gig.com (February 13 2017 @ 12:16 pm)
Germany — by seth@whirl-i-gig.com (February 13 2017 @ 12:16 pm)
Military history — by seth@whirl-i-gig.com (February 13 2017 @ 12:16 pm)
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Russia — by seth@whirl-i-gig.com (February 13 2017 @ 12:16 pm)
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Second world war — by seth@whirl-i-gig.com (February 13 2017 @ 12:16 pm)
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