Russian newsreel showing the invasion and capture of Berlin. Germany.
Unissued / Unused material.
Russian newsreel showing Russian troops taking Berlin. Germany.
C/U tanks driving past sign 'Berlin'. Good shots of Russian artillery and tanks fighting in the streets of Berlin. A tank drives past rubble of buildings and fires its gun. C/U Russian soldier using field telephone. Russian infantry advance over wreckage in Berlin and fire from behind piles of debris. Various shots of Russians running into Reichstag and up steps. C/U boy putting up Russian flag. M/S as soldiers fire their guns into the air as flag flies. L/S of flag flying, pan down to Russian troops cheering and waving outside. Various shots of tanks in the streets. M/S soldiers lined up. M/S as officer reads a statement. Various shots as a picture of Joseph Stalin is stuck onto a field gun. Various shots as the gun fires.
Various shots as bombardment continues and Russians advance through streets and ruined buildings. M/S wounded soldier being helped by a colleague. Various shots rubble in city. L/S as German soldiers walk along with their hands up after surrendering. Various shots of white flags flying out of many windows. C/U pan up German prisoner's nazi uniform. M/S columns of prisoners walking along. Various shots soldiers on tank. M/S Russian soldiers. Various shots of the Russian troops together, they applaud and wave. Camera pans down statue to Russian soldiers. Various shots as people of the city gather to read the news on posters.