• Short Summary

    Soviet Red Army rides into Warsaw.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "SOVIET DRIVE ON WARSAW".

    Warsaw, Poland.

    Russian tanks silhouetted against the dawn. Various night shots, some close ups of artillery firing at night. Guns lit by flash. Flash of rockets being fired. Rockets travelling through air - burning buildings. etc.

    Various daytime shots of tanks crossing open country with shells bursting on ground. Closer shots of Red Army tanks followed by infantry. Close up shot of Marshal Rokosovsky smoking cigarette.

    Tanks riding through street. Tanks firing up street. Russian tank firing from ruins of church. Close up of Russian soldier signaller with field phone. Polish troops marching down street, the new Praga Regiment. Pan shot, tanks. Girls greeting Polish soldiers - presenting bouquets, kissing. Russian and Polish commanders (unknown). Aerial shot of Warsaw.

    (Mute & Track Negs.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1145.01
    Media URN:
    39749
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    11/01/1945
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:17:00 / 01:02:52:00
    Canister:
    45/4

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