• Short Summary

    Last reports from the Russian front.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "THE WAR IN RUSSIA".

    Soviet Union (USSR).

    Various shots of Russian artillery in action in the Northern Caucasus. Various shots of the infantry advancing across snow covered countryside and through woods.

    At the small villages, the Russians search buildings for any remaining Germans. Various shots of Russian refugees emerging from underground shelters with their few belongings.

    Several shots of the burning buildings after the retreating Germans left a small town near Middle Don.

    Various shots of hundreds of German prisoners rounded up in snow. They are then led away. Red Army tanks moving across the snow.

    Various shots of the Russian soldiers on the move in the Voronezh area. They liberate many small villages and find many dead bodies. Dead bodies, victims of firing squads. Close up shots of weeping Russian women. Line of German prisoners marching through village.

    Various shots of action at Schlusselburg near Leningrad (St Petersburg) in the snow. Russian unit attacking a German stronghold. Russian infantry and light artillery in action. They end by taking the village. Several shots of the ski troops waiting in trenches for the battle to start to relieve Leningrad. Barrage of heavy artillery as the final assault takes place. Several shots of meeting outside Leningrad between the defenders and the relievers of Leningrad.

    (Mute & Track Negs.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1079.02
    Media URN:
    37961
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    18/03/1943
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:05:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:01:00 / 01:07:13:00
    Canister:
    43/22

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