• Short Summary

    The latest news from the Russian front.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "ILLUSTRATED COMMUNIQUÉ FROM RUSSIA".

    Soviet Union (USSR).

    Close up shot of a map of Soviet Union. Tanks moving across snow, they past the railway lines in Novosokolniki region. Red Army guard standing by the line. Some trucks standing on the railway. Various shots of wrecked German guns and corpses in the snow. Several shots (some close up shots) of the captured men of the 343rd Battalion standing in snow. Various shots of Russian tanks and white clad troops moving across the snow - Major Plaksin leads them into action. Several shots of light artillery in action. Some shots of heavier artillery in action around Vyazma. Various shots of tanks and artillery advancing across snow. Officers talking over plans in small shack near Bryansk - they are to dig out a tunnel to sneak to enemy lines. Several shots of Red Army soldiers at work under the enemy lines - they are digging a tunnel. Explosions on horizon, results of the sappers' work. Several shots of Russian troops in German trenches as they capture Germans.

    (Mute & Track Negs.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1075.12
    Media URN:
    37906
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    04/02/1943
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:28:00 / 01:24:11:00
    Canister:
    43/10

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