• Short Summary

    Tanks and troops enter Russian town and are greeted by civilians.

  • Description

    Sevsk, Russia/ Ukraine, Soviet Union USSR. 1943?

    Title in Russian reads 'In the Region of Southern Brianska our Army liberated town of Sevsk'.

    Various high angle shots of heavily bombed and ruined buildings and houses of town of Sevsk on Russian - Ukrainian border. Several shots of the damaged church. Various shots of the troops and tanks of the Red Army entering the town and driving through streets. Several shots of the Russian Army soldiers talking to civilians, shaking hands etc. One man is seen holding a child in the air. Man hoist Red Soviet flag at tower. Several shots of the flag flying over liberated town. Pan across the bombed ruined town.

    New Russian title reads 'Advance on Town of Eln'. Intertitle further informs that Western Front Army is breaking enemy defences and is advancing along the edges of the town. This item is not on the tape - abruptly ends and the next item starts.

    Note: Russian voiceover.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1623.05
    Media URN:
    70771
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1940 - 1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:33:00 / 01:10:15:00
    Canister:
    UN 229 A

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