• Short Summary

    Russian troops march into Romania, through Siret and Botosani + German POWs captured.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Roumania 'axes' axis".

    Rumania / Romania.

    Various shots of wrecked bridges across the River Pruth, blown up in the German army's retreat. Various shots of Russian engineers erecting rough replacement bridges, infantry and equipment start to move over river. Various shots of Russian troops moving along road. Various shots of German soldiers being taken prisoner, they look very young and frightened. One German soldier is driven off in a jeep with a Russian soldier pointing a gun at his head.

    Various shots of Red Army moving through the Rumanian towns of Siret and Botosani. Good shots of signs for railway stations at Siret and Botosani. Various shots of Romanian refugees returning to home towns on foot and in horse drawn carts. Narrator says: "Gradually the inhabitants return, to learn that Goebbels has lied to them, and that the Russians have no designs on their soil or their homes".

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1123.12
    Media URN:
    39126
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    28/08/1944
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:14:21:00 / 01:16:46:00
    Canister:
    44/69

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