• Short Summary

    A look at the power of the Russian army as it advances into Sebastopol.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Offensive might of the Red army.

    Russia.

    Various night shots of Russian artillery firing, including rocket guns. L/S convoy of trucks driving along. Air to air shots of Russian planes engaged in aerial combat with German fighters. One crashes in distance and explodes. They fly on and bomb targets on the ground. Tanks drive along and troops advance to the outskirts of Kerch. More artillery in action, and dead bodies on ground. M/S Russian soldier tears down a Swastika sign from gate. L/S long line of German prisoners being led along. Various shots from captured German newsreel showing the destruction of strategic points in Sebastopol (Sevastopol in the Ukraine) as the Germans retreated. C/U two high ranking German officers. Various shots of Russian partisans leaving their mountain hide-outs with their weapons. M/S's of Russian partisans parading through small village.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1362.17
    Media URN:
    44734
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    24/07/1944
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:50:34:00 / 01:55:08:00
    Canister:
    44/59

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