• Short Summary

    Russian armoured train in action - presumably against the Fines.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - dates and locations unclear or unknown.

    Although he paperwork states that this is a footage of the Russo / Finish war, the Russian title states that this is Bryansky Front - front around town of Bryansky quite close to Moscow. When Russian gave up their hold of the town in the autumn of 1941 they started evacuation of Moscow. This footage is probably taken prior to this, in winter 1941.

    Bryansky Front, Russia, Soviet Union (USSR).

    Title reads "Bryansky Front" - camera operator A. Solokov & M. Prudnikov. Two men on a motorbike driving through snowy countryside. They arrive at a train station where the troops get on the armoured train painted in white - camouflage. Train leaves the station and moves through snowbound countryside. Train stops and opens fire at enemy. A man inside the train gives an order. Troops wearing white camouflage clothes leave the train and start advancing through he country. Several shots of the troops on skis advancing through countryside. Several shots of the Soviet troops firing at enemy. Train travelling through the countryside. After successfully completed mission, the troops are going back to base - claims voiceover.

    Russian voiceover.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:40:00 / 01:13:49:00
    UN 228 D

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