Central Square with Town Hall during First World War

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Central Square with Town Hall during First World War
Located not far from the border to Russia, Chernivtsi found itself on the front line immediately after the beginning of the First World War.
The Russians occupied the city three times, the first time on Aug. 31st 1914. Thousands of inhabitants fled the city and spent the years of the war in western provinces of the Empire.
The postcard shows the relief of the city by the Austrians and its allies, most likely the first relief on October 20th 1914 (the double headed eagle on top of the Town Hall has not been removed yet). The houses are decorated with flags (maybe only painted) showing the colours of the house of Habsburg and of Germany.
The final relief of Chernivtsi took place after the Russian troops left in March 1917.

Helmut Kusdat
Czernowitz, Ringplatz, Town Hall, Soldiers
80х130 mm
Helmut Kusdat
On obverse:
In German: Die Wiedereroberung von Czernowitz durch die verbündeten Truppen.

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ID: 09079
City: Lviv
Date: 1975-1980
Format: 11х17 сm
Creator: Juriy Gaskevych
Publisher: Unpublished resources
Copyright: Juriy Gaskevych
Subject: Square, street, buildings, architecture, sculpture, Latin cathedral
ID: 03254
City: Lviv
Date: 1904
Format: 90x140 mm
Creator: Unknown
Publisher: Stefan Wierusz Niemojowski, Lwow
Copyright: Ihor Kotlobulatov
Subject: Rynok sqaure, buildings, fountains, sculpture, market, people
ID: 03226
City: Lviv
Date: 1901-1905
Format: 90x140 mm
Creator: Unknown
Publisher: Zaklad swiatlodrukow, Lwow
Copyright: Ihor Kotlobulatov
Subject: Holy spirit square, monument to Jan Sobieski, financial management, city hall
ID: 07942
City: Lviv
Date: 1950-1955
Format: 10x15 сm
Creator: Illya Pavlyk
Publisher: Unpublished resources
Copyright: Oleksandr Korobov
Subject: Square, buildings, city hall, tram, tram line, fountain, paving, people
ID: 01946
City: Lviv
Date: 1931-1937
Format: 140х90 mm
Creator: Unknown
Publisher: Unpublished resources
Copyright: Ihor Kotlobulatov
Subject: Smolki Square, monument to Franciszek Smolka, Joint Stock Bank, Mickiewicza Street
ID: 01097
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Date: 1913
Format: 90х140 mm
Creator: Unknown
Publisher: Sztuka, Krakow
Copyright: Taras Pinyazhko
Subject: Square, green area, Valova street, buidlings, kiosks, advertisement post, city flora
ID: 08550
City: Lviv
Date: 1986
Format: 9х6 сm
Creator: Jaroslav Yanchak
Publisher: Unpublished resources
Copyright: Jaroslav Janchak
Subject: Square, buildings, architecture, church, transport, people
ID: 03224
City: Lviv
Date: 1906-1907
Format: 90x140 mm
Creator: Unknown
Publisher: Dawid Grund, Lwow
Copyright: Ihor Kotlobulatov
Subject: Marijska square, Mitskevycha monument, buildings, fountain, tram line, tram, lanterns
ID: 09787
City: Lviv
Date: 1950-1970
Format: Unknown
Creator: O. Yanovskyy
Publisher: "Radianska Ukraina", Kyiv
Copyright: Center for Urban History of East Central Europe
Subject: Monument, Mitskevycha Square, buildings No. 8-9-10, Roman Catholic Cathedral