• Short Summary

    Russian troops capture the German capital - they raise the Red Flag over the Reichstag.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material -

    Russian voice overed newsreel.

    CU Sign: Berlin, Germany with Russian tanks in background.

    Var. very good shots of Russians / Soviets involved in fierce fighting for Berlin. Troops are seen to enter Reichstag and raise red flag from balcony.

    Officer reads speech from Stalin to soldiers. Soldiers stick picture of Joseph Stalin to small artillery piece.

    More shots of Russian troops advancing.

    MS German sign daubed on wall "No Surrender" pan up to show white flags flying from buildings.

    VS German prisoners of war (POWs) being marched through Berlin streets.

    VS of Russian soldiers posing in front of Berlin landmarks and on tanks.

    (F.G.)

    Cataloguer's Note: Film is a little grainy but the images are great and very important - MD.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1629.19
    Media URN:
    60250
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:05:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:04:00 / 01:51:25:00
    Canister:
    UN 242 B

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    At 4:51 the Russian soldiers can be seen gathered in front of the Siegessaule.

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