• Short Summary

    Latest pictures from the Russian front show fighting, Crimean hospital and liberated Kalinin.

  • Description

    Titles read: "RUSSIA".

    Staraya-Russa, Soviet Union.

    Various shots showing winter fighting in Russia with ski troops moving across the snow and firing from behind trees. Several shots of a new craft called a Snowmobile, described as "an aero-sledge capable of travelling at 60 miles an hour over the snow". German prisoners are rounded up by Russian soldiers.

    General view of entrance to an underground military hospital in the Crimea. Scenes inside the hospital show the wards full of injured troops and the operating theatre busy. Russian surgeons Abrahunov, Hayek and Shavelyev attend the wounded. One man is having a piece of shrapnel removed. Brief shot of patients sitting on their beds, playing cards.

    General view of town of Kalinin, north-west of Moscow. After being liberated by the Red Army the townspeople start to clear the streets of rubble and debris. Interiors and exteriors of the Proletarka engineering works (oldest factory in Kalinin) as work resumes.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1328.24
    Media URN:
    43866
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    06/07/1942
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:02:00 / 01:32:48:00
    Canister:
    42/54

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