• Short Summary

    Russian troops place wreaths at memorial in West Berlin to their fallen comrades.

  • Description

    Berlin, Germany

    LV. Delegation from East Berlin including Red Army men marching with wreaths to Russian memorial in Western zone (first 7' for super title) LV. Delegation marching towards memorial. SV. Red Army men marching towards memorial. SV. Pan, delegation carrying wreaths walking towards memorial. GV. Pan, delegation arriving at memorial. SV. Russian Army officers laying wreath. CU. Wreath. SV. Red soldier standing guard at memorial. LV. Memorial. SV. Figure of Russian soldier on top of memorial. LV. Russian standing guard surrounded by wreaths.

    (Lav.) (Orig. "K")

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    60.23
    Media URN:
    28089
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    02/03/1953
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:02:00 / 01:49:39:00
    Canister:
    53/14

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    Red Army Day takes place annually on February 23rd, so we can assume filming date here is 23rd February 1953.

    Seen in the background at 00:03 is the Brandenburg Gate.

    The memorial they're marching towards is the "Sowjetisches Ehrenmal", behind which 2500 Russian soldiers are buried.

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