World War archive footage depicting Russian involvement in victory over Nazi Germany.
Berlin and Moscow
Good montage Russian light and heavy artillery. Katushka rocket guns fireing and close-ups of shells exploding. GV. Air to air of squadron of Russian light bombers. MS. Bomber dropping bombs on railway lines. GV. Russian tanks moving across open country. GV. Night of Katushka rocket guns in action. VS. Russian troops and tanks fighting in suburbs of Berlin. MS. German prisoners being taken by Russians. VS. Russian soldiers giving out bread to civilians. Good shots of Russian troops fighting in Berlin streets and using mobile artillery and rocket guns. GV. Wounded Russians being cared for. CU.Old woman being given food by Russians. VS. Children leaving Auschwitz concentration camp. CU.Camp number being marked on child's arm. VS. European forced labourers waving to camera as they walk out to towns freed by Russians. Montage of Russian tanks and infantry marching through streets of Warsaw, Bucharest, Sophia, Belgrade and Budapest, Vienna and Kirkiness in Norway. VS. Link up of Russian and American troops on the Elbe. VS.Kietel singing surrender of German forces. MS. German Nazi flags being throuwn into heap after surrender. CU. Russian soldiers, airmen and sailors. GV. Doves being released infront of Kremlin. VS. Russian troops being greeted in Red Square on their victory. VS. Searchlights and fireworks over Moscow and crowds in streets celebrating victory over Germans. (Dupe.)
Note: The quality of this story is excellent throughout, looks like Pathe archive footage.