• Short Summary

    Finnish troops in action during the Russo-Finnish war. Shots of frozen Russian corpses.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Russo-Finnish War - Battle of Suomussalmi".

    Finland.

    VS of Finnish troops and artillery in action against the Russian 44th Division in thickly snow covered woods. Good shots of Finns using captured Russian anti-aircraft guns. POV shot through sights.

    MS Wounded being treated in Finland at advance hospital. Shots of nurses treating men.

    VS of the frozen corpses of dead Russian troops lying in the snow, also of their smashed tanks and vehicles being looked at by Finnish troops.

    MS Finnish troops crossing snow with horse drawn sleighs loaded with their equipment.

    Shots of bombed factory with statue outside.

    VS of house wrecked by a crashed Russian bomber, with shots of the wrecked aircraft in snow.

    N.B. Material about Russo-Finnish war.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1033.36
    Media URN:
    20238
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    25/01/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:39:53:00 / 01:42:15:00
    Canister:
    40/8

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