Soviet newsreel pictures showing successful launching of General Zhukov's drive towards Rzhev.
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GV pan bridges over River Volga. SV and CU it. General Zhukov looking at map. LV three soldiers fire gun. LV gun fires from beneath camouflage. SV gun fires thru trees. Shot over Volga, bridge in foreground, explosions in distance. LV group of soldiers sheltering in trees, gun fires. CU gun fires. LV three guns fire. Shot looking across Volga - explosions. SV two soldiers passing shell to mortar. SBV five soldiers loading mortar. SCU soldier pulling rope and putting hand to ear. SV mortar fires, three soldiers beside it. LV shell bursts in air behind trees. LV gun fired by two soldiers. GV explosion near River, village in background. GV tanks with troops moving across field, explosions in distance. LV Soviet infantry jumping off tank. GV Soviet infantry jumping off two tanks. SV soldier crawling forward with gun, explosion in background. LBV four soldiers running forward into burning village, waving rifles and one with tommy gun. SCUBV soldier throws hand grenade, burning wooden building on left. LBV ten soldiers running forward thru water to burning village, man falls - hit. SCUBV soldier firing tommy gun thru wrecked building. SBV four soldiers run forward, three casualties fall to ground, burning building on left. CU casualty being bandaged by nurse, wooden burning building behind. SV three Hungarian soldiers surrendering to two Russians. CU pan three Hungarian soldiers. SV three Hungarian soldiers, Russian talking to them.
GTV town of Zubtsov, now in Red Army's hands, with some buildings intact. GV street scene, showing wreckage and buildings damaged. SV notice in German and Russian, rather dilapidated building behind. SV soldier knocking down notice with butt of rifle, damaged building in background. LV wrecked German tanks in town. LV wrecked German tanks in town, two showing German Crosses on turrets. CU name "Graf Spee" on tank and Cross. LV six German dead lying on grass. CU one dead German. CU dead German in sitting position. SV dead German with legs hanging over trench. GV German Cemetery. LFV Red Army infantry moving along road very weary. Long side view Red Army infantry along road very weary, lorry passes in background. LV soldiers putting trees on mud for lorries to ride over. SV pan abandoned German tanks and armoured car stuck in mud, and water. SV tank moving thru water and mud with two soldiers. LV tractor pulling improvised sledge with supplies and two soldiers, over muddy road. LBV gun fires. LBV soldiers fire gun. GV big explosion near building. LBV soldiers fire gun. LV thru doorway BV soldiers moving thru into village, smoke in background. SV soldiers running along railway.
Background: Soviet newsreel pictures showing successful launching of General Zhukov's drive towards Rzhev.