Priyut 11 station on Mount Elbrus, Russia, circa 17 Aug 1942; photograph taken by a German soldier

Caption     Priyut 11 station on Mount Elbrus, Russia, circa 17 Aug 1942; photograph taken by a German soldier ww2dbase
Photographer    Unknown
Source    ww2dbaseWoolfolk-Heavrin Collection
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Photos on Same Day 17 Aug 1942
Photos at Same Place Karachay-Cherkess, Russia
Added By C. Peter Chen
Licensing  used with permission of the owner

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1. JCM says:
3 May 2020 01:22:51 AM

It's the mountain hut (sorry it s a google translation) of mount ELBROUZ.
4 130 m , can be use by 100 persons, build in 38-39. Called mountain hut of 11 because of a previous hut built in 1909 by 11 alpinists.
take whitout fighting on august 17 42 by 1st Gebirgs-Division. Violent fight by soviet to take it bake but take whitout fighting on february 9 43.

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