• Short Summary

    Soviet forces are still on the offensive.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "THE RUSSIAN FRONT".

    Soviet Union (USSR) & London.

    Various shots of the Russian artillery in action. Close up shot of a map showing an area that Russia has won back in the past thirteen months. Various shots of the Russian Air Force planes in action. Stormaviks taking on German fighters (poor quality).

    Various shots of a tented city for the homeless civilians out of the bomb ruined city of Stalingrad. Various sots of the civilians, including the children, digging the ruins and sorting out bricks to start rebuilding Stalingrad. Various shots of the large floating rafts of logs on the Volga - timber is being moved to help Stalingrad.

    Various shots of the men and women of the Red Army receiving medals for their heroism.

    Various shots of the famous King's Stalingrad sword being made and inscribed in a British sword makers works. Britain's eldest sword maker, Tom Beasley making the sword. Various shots of the Stalingrad sword on show at the Goldsmith Hall, London. People queue and file past the sword.

    Shells and supplies being landed at a quiet beach near Novorossisk. Various shots of the Russian artillery barrage. Various shots of the tanks and infantry advance under attack. Several shots of the German soldiers captured by the Russians. Various shots of a trainload of wrecked German equipment going back to be reused in the Russian war effort. Various shots of the Russian artillery barrage.

    (Mute & Track Negs.)

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1091.19
    Media URN:
    38142
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:05:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:53:34:00 / 01:59:33:00
    Canister:
    43/82

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