Soviet newsreel pictures showing successful launching of General Zhukov's drive towards Rzhev.
CU signpost - another village name. LTV pan showing terrible wreckage in village. LV pan wrecked German tanks and lorries, dilapidated buildings in background. SV German Cemetery. CU German cemetery, cross in foreground with German helmet on. LV four tanks with troops moving forward along road. CU pan tank with troops moving forward along road.
CU sign "KARMANOVO 3 km." village name. GV deserted village and buildings of Karmanovo. LV wrecked building. GV wreckage of building and street. SV peasant woman cooking meal amongst wreckage, few soldiers in background. SCU peasant woman cooking meal amongst wreckage. LV peasant woman giving drink to Red Army soldiers. CU soldier caressing little boy. Shot of peasants on road returning to village, with bundles of belongings. CU side view woman carrying child. SV women and kiddies on cart.
GV explosions and troops moving forward on Leningrad Front. SV BV explosions and troops moving forward on Leningrad Front. CUBV two soldiers firing machinegun. SV and GV troops running forward with gun. Semi side view pan troops run forward with mortar into ditch. CU soldier assembling mortar in ditch. CU soldier assembling mortar in ditch. CU soldiers assembling mortar in ditch. SV mortar fired by soldiers. CU mortar fired by soldiers. LV explosions. Side view A.A. gun fired by soldiers. GV bursts in sky near enemy plane. SV two Commanders looking thru glasses. LV A.A. gun fired by soldiers - firing at tanks. LV explosion on tank. CU soldier loading A.A. shell. LV soldier firing A.A. gun. GV explosion near Jerry tank. SV German tank smoking. CU pan shot armoured train moving forward. CU driver in cabin on train. Travel Shot on train pan to enemy territory. Semi side view armoured trains guns firing. LV pan thru train slits showing explosions. LV armoured train fires. LV pan thru train slits showing explosions. LV armoured train fires. GV wrecked German position. SV showing dead mutilated body amongst wreckage. LBV Red Army men walking thru Jerry trench with dead Germans. CU German inscription over dugout. SV Red Army men walk out of dugout after searching. SV three German prisoners being captured from another dugout and coming out with hands up. LV many prisoners being rounded up looking very scruffy. CU old type prisoner. CU young boy prisoner - 17 years old. Semi side view bedraggled prisoners thru streets of damaged Leningrad. SV crowd pan to BV prisoners. CU barefooted beet of prisoner. CU old woman in crowd gesticulating. SV pan from crowd to prisoners marching along road. CU woman throws something and spits at prisoners. SV prisoners past crowd. LV towards prisoners in street pan to crowd.
Military - Active; Soviet Union; Second World War; World War II; General Georgy Zhukov (1896 - 1974); Eastern Front
Background: Soviet newsreel pictures showing successful launching of General Zhukov's drive towards Rzhev.