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Eastern Front

Pictures of destruction from East Prussia and the Russian advance of August 1914. General Paul von Hindenburg was brought out of retirement to command German forces in the area, and destroyed the Russian Second Army in the Battle of Tannenberg. With Erich Ludendorff he commanded the army on the Eastern Front before taking supreme command of the German Army in 1916.
Text:
General Feldmarschall v. Hindenburg
Der Befreier von Ostpreußen
Treudeutsche Kriegsgrüsse aus Ostpreußen.
Taplau Pillkallen Stallupönen Uderwangen Lyck

Field Marshal v. Hindenburg
The Liberator of East Prussia
Loyal German War Greetings from East Prussia. 
Taplau Pillkallen Stallupönen Uderwangen Lyck
Reverse:
Kunstanstalt J. Thermal, Posen. Nachdruck verboten.
Nach Originalaufnahmen zur Veröffentlichung genehmigt vom Grossen Generalstab
Hofphotograph Kühlewindt, Königsberg i. Pr.
J. Thermal Art Institute, Posen. Reproduction prohibited. 
After original images approved for publication by the Great General Staff 
Court photographer Kühlewindt, Königsberg in Prussia
Field postmarked January 28, 1916

Pictures of destruction from East Prussia and the Russian advance of August 1914. General Paul von Hindenburg was brought out of retirement to command German forces in the area, and destroyed the Russian Second Army in the Battle of Tannenberg. With Erich Ludendorff he commanded the army on the Eastern Front before taking supreme command of the German Army in 1916.

Image text

General Feldmarschall v. Hindenburg

Der Befreier von Ostpreußen

Treudeutsche Kriegsgrüsse aus Ostpreußen.

Taplau Pillkallen Stallupönen Uderwangen Lyck



Field Marshal v. Hindenburg

The Liberator of East Prussia

Loyal German War Greetings from East Prussia.

Taplau Pillkallen Stallupönen Uderwangen Lyck



Reverse:

Kunstanstalt J. Thermal, Posen. Nachdruck verboten.

Nach Originalaufnahmen zur Veröffentlichung genehmigt vom Grossen Generalstab

Hofphotograph Kühlewindt, Königsberg i. Pr.

J. Thermal Art Institute, Posen.



Reproduction prohibited.

After original images approved for publication by the Great General Staff

Court photographer Kühlewindt, Königsberg in Prussia

Field postmarked January 28, 1916

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Eastern Front

Eastern Front is a front in Europe.

A sample pie chart graphic

Books about Eastern Front (2)

Title Author Last Name Author First Name
Suicide of the Empires Clark Alan
The Eastern Front, 1914-1917 Stone Norman