• Short Summary

    Russian soldiers are given supplies at a newly liberated village during WWII.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - no paperwork - dates unclear or unknown.

    Russia.

    Russian title translates: "In a liberated village." Russian voiceover.

    A bearded man knocks of a sign from a wall. Men nail a sign up renaming the village. It has been recaptured from German troops during World War 2 (WWII).

    Partisan Red Army troops are welcomed into the village by local people. One of the Communist soldiers lifts up a little boy to carry him along. The village shows all the signs of the damage and destruction done by the Germans during their occupation. A villager describes the damage down by the Nazis, they smashed the Church and houses. (Shot of damaged Church and town - including mill).

    The town's people get out the supplies of food they had kept hidden from the Germans. They have potatoes, grain and bread which they give to the partisans to help them continue to fight. A boy helps the soldiers by showing them where their horses can drink safely. Women bring out bread for the soldiers, they soldier thanks the women and says that they will remember the village.

    N.B. This film appear to have nothing to do with a new bridge or Vladivostock.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    522.04
    Media URN:
    58133
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:06:46:00 / 01:09:20:00
    Canister:
    UN 58 N

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