• Short Summary

    Large scale military manoeuvres in Russia.

  • Description

    Russia, Soviet Union (USSR).

    Close up shot of a map with arrows wiggling around explaining military tactic used in a battle. Various shots of large number of bomber planes getting ready for action. Cut to troops on ground getting ready for action. Officers follow the action. Antiaircraft guns are ready for action. Various shots of the bombers and antiaircraft guns in action. Various shots of tanks and heavy artillery in action. Tanks move from their hideout and start advancing across fields. Various shots of the final assault - planes, tanks, artillery, infantry all seen in action.

    Russian voiceover.

    There are other items with the same title THE RED ARMY - 1940 which most likely belong to the same film. Film shows and explains battle tactics of the 1940 and was used for teaching in Russian military schools. It is also a great propaganda item.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1683.11
    Media URN:
    71018
    Group:
    Unissued / unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:06:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:49:00 / 01:39:54:00
    Canister:
    UN 293 B

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