Documentary film about events of 1941, on the Eastern Front and at Pearl Harbour.
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01:06:40 VS of Royal Navy aircraft carrier. Voiceover takes about keeping Italian fleet in port. Warships in action in the Mediterranean. VS of bombing raid on Malta. VS of damage.
01:07:36 VS of fighting in Libya. British forces race across the desert. VS of abandoned Italian vehicles and weapons. VS of Italian Prisoners of War (POWs).
01:08:08 Benito Mussolini (Il Duce) meets with Adolf Hitler - possibly at Berchtesgaden.
01:08:20 VS of German troops advancing in the Balkans. VS of Germans in Greece. VS of British troops in Greece. VS of German tanks, mobile guns and Stuka dive bomber planes. VS of British troops retreating and Germans advancing past abandoned vehicles. VS of refugees. Aerials as German planes fly over Athens. VS of German paratroopers during invasion of Crete.
01:10:04 Hitler and Hermann Goering talking in building. VS of Russia wheat harvest. VS of oil fields of Soviet Union. VS of Soviet factories. VS of German troops in position for Operation Barbarossa.
01:11:20 Military parade in Moscow. Vyacheslav Molotov arrives for meeting. MS of Joseph Stalin speaking. VS of explosions as Germans launch attack. Shots of Russian and German troops fighting. German planes attack Russian airfield.
01:13:02 Germans drive over bridge into Finland. German troops along roads in Northern Europe. Long column of German tanks on the move. German troops on the march.
01:13:34 End of Part One Titles.
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