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    Russia, Soviet Union (USSR).

    Close up shot of a map showing German points of invasion via Finland. Various shots of light mechanised unit of Germans advancing across Finnish / Russian border. Various shots of German infantry in action using rifles, small mortars and machine guns. Close up shot showing German point of entry via Poland. Various shots of German heavy artillery in action. Various shots of German tanks advance across farmland. Various shots of German light artillery in action. Several shots of two Russian soldiers captured by Nazis, they are brought in for interrogation. More shots of German light artillery in action. Various shots of German infantry advancing through heavily bombed and burning village. Various shots of German troops and equipment crossing river by various means - rafts and paddle steamers. As they land on far bank of river a few sympathisers are seen to give flowers and cheer. Close u shot of a map showing advance of German troops through Soviet Union. Various shots of advance of the infantry and tanks through village. Various shots of German tanks advancing with light artillery support. Burning farms. Two Russian men and a woman standing in front of camera. More shots of Russians looking on. More shots of German tanks, artillery and infantry advancing through countryside, burning villages, etc. Several shots of Russian prisoners. Several shots of the dead bodies and abandoned Russian tanks. More shots of map showing German advance, Russian prisoners, burned fields and houses.

    Natural sound only.

    (Lav.)(Neg. in 286.A.)

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    British Pathé
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    Media URN:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:00:00 / 01:07:25:00
    UN 276 A
    Sort Number:
    UN 276 A
  • Appears in...

    War & Revolution
    Russia Untitled Viewspace Untitled Viewspace (Ep.4) Invasion of the Soviet Union (Ep.4) Russian POWs WW2: Military Campaign Russia WW2: Military Campaign Russia
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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