• Short Summary

    Vilna is liberated by the Russians after fierce fighting. Lithuania.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Liberation of Vilna. The Russian Front.

    Lithuania.

    L/S of the city of Vilna (Vilnius). M/S Russian mortar men firing into the city. M/S Russian infantry fighting in streets and tanks advancing. M/S of two dead German soldiers lying in the street. Various shots of Russians clearing out snipers. Various shots of burning buildings. M/S Russian soldiers running up a staircase inside a house. Various shots of the battle in the city. Various shots of wounded German prisoners of war after the battle. M/S Russian troops, headed by a military band, marching through. Various shots of girls waving and cheering as they pass.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1370.11
    Media URN:
    44870
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    11/12/1944
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:52:00 / 01:22:12:00
    Canister:
    44/99

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