• Short Summary

    Red Army troops continue their offensive against Germans.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "RUSSIAN OFFENSIVE".

    Soviet Union (USSR).

    Various shots of Russian soldiers moving through swamp land of the Donetz Basin. They fire their rifles while waist high in water. They also wear an inflatable tyre around their waists to make sure they do not sink in the deeper water.

    Various shots of the Red Army infantry advancing over land and through burning villages. Night shot of searchlights. Various shots of the night attack.

    Various shots of the wrecked German equipment in the area near Taganrog and Mariupol. Air view of marshalling yard with the damaged rolling stock.

    Various shots of the infantry and artillery in action. Various shots of the troops wading across Dnieper river which is under attack. Flame thrower in action. Various shots of more infantry troops advancing through countryside. German prisoners being flushed out of wrecked building.

    (Mute & Track Negs.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1091.01
    Media URN:
    38124
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    16/09/1943
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:00:00 / 01:02:38:00
    Canister:
    43/74

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