• Short Summary

    Latest from Russia includes Russian partisans taking oath and Soviet air force in action.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Latest from Russia.

    Various shots of Russian partisans reading oath before being given arms to defend their country. M/S of two women holding their guns and laughing. Various shots of the men in the hills.

    L/S of Leningrad, M/S of Lenin's statue. Various shots as factory workers stand around whilst a man appeals for them to redouble their efforts for the war, they applaud him. People gather in Moscow to hear soldiers talk about how they can help the war effort.

    M/S pan across men of the Soviet air force - Stalinski Sorkovi (Stalin's falcons), being briefed by Squadron Commander Captain Postnov. They get into their aeroplanes and gunners test the equipment. Various shots as they fly over. M/S of pilot in cockpit. Good aerial view as bombs fall from the aeroplanes.

    Men of the Coastal Aviation of Black sea receive order to attack and scramble. A rocket pistol signals take off and they get into their aeroplanes. Good aerial shots as the bombs are dropped, C/U of hand releasing them. Various shots as the aeroplanes fly then land and taxi. A pilot jumps down from the cockpit after a mission.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:46:00 / 01:30:38:00

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