Russian propaganda material from the last days of World War II in Berlin.
This material was originally in vault 3E1.
Compilation of material featuring the last days of World War II in Berlin - could be Russian propaganda material. There is some sound in the latter part of the film.
M/S of a "Kaiserhof". Female prisoners of war walk with Russian soldiers who may be liberating them - the women smile. People are moved out of the concentration camp by horse and cart - prisoners are seen wrapped in blankets. M/S of an archway. C/U through railings of lots of dead bodies. Other shots of massive piles of bodies. Short shot of Nazi's on the march. * Sound from here - German commentary. Various shots of an army camp with guns being fired. M/S of an open backed lorry. A man throws out pieces of wood. Camera pans to show large pile of wood. L/S of tanks driving across a snowy terrain. Shots of Russian (?) troops walking through snow and looking through a sextant type device. Various shots of soldiers and tanks. Man walks towards the camera with his arms in the air - surrendering? C/S of armoured vehicle moving towards the camera with soldiers standing all over it. Man surrendering staggers towards a man holding a gun at him. C/U of three Russian soldiers. Various shots of tanks driving through snowy or sandy terrain. Russian soldier holds up rifle - C/U. He takes a shot. M/S of various soldiers. C/U of tank. L/S of German soldiers standing to attention. A medal is placed around one of the soldier's necks. C/U of the decorated soldier. Commander gives orders to another decorated soldier who turns and smiles - very pleased with himself. Various shots from a bunker in a snowy landscape. Manoeuvres. Men look through binoculars and speak on field telephone. M/S of soldiers emerging from a bunker. A Howitzer style gun is loaded with shells. Various shots of artillery including rocket launchers being fired. L/S of explosions. Shells and rockets being fired and their resulting explosions. C/U of Russian (?) naval officer looking through binoculars. Man in pith helmet looking through binoculars on bridge of an aircraft carrier. Continued.
* Section from asterisk to end is repeated in pos. See following record.