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    Allied infantry, air force, navy, and marine units engage Axis forces in Volgograd (formally Stalingrad)

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    Gaumont British Ident

    SLATE INFORMATION: The Russian Front

    RUSSIA: Volgograd:

    AEROPLANES. German Plane hit by ack-ack on Stalingrad front & crahses..on flames on ground

    ANTI-AIRCRAFT. A.A. unit in action in STALINGRAD area..bring down Jerry plane

    BOMBS Red Air Force in STALINGRAD area bomb enemy.. falling, explosions

    CAVALRY Russian Cavalry advance in STALINGRAD area.

    GERMAN MILITARY. Sniper kills 2 Germans in STALINGRAD area..another falls in doorway of house..prisoners come out of house

    PRISONERS OF WAR. German prisoners come out of house in Stalingrad

    RUSSIA. STALINGRAD..ARMY RISES FROM CITY OF DEATH..soldier w. gun at window..running thro' streets..cavalry..linesman mends telephone wire..officers on phone give orders; artillery opens up..Red Air Force..bombing & explosions..very light signal..tanks advance w.infantry following up..launch on Volga..smoke screen covers landing..wading a shore..ack-ack units scores hit on Jerry plane..'plane on fire..dead pilot (German)..fighting in streets..sniper shoots Hun..& another drops in doorway of house..prisoners come out of house

    RUSSIAN NAVAL. Soviet sailors & marines launch surprise attack from launch on Volga..wade ashore under cover of smoke-screen etc.

    SMOKE SCREEN ETC. Russian Navy lay smoke screen over Volga..sailors & Marines wade ashore under cover of etc.

    TANKS. advance in Stalingrad area & infantry follow up

    TELEPHONE Linesman on STALINGRAD front mends telephone wife..officers then give command over phone

    VEREY LIGHTS. Russian tank commander in STALINGRAD area gives signal

    Soviet Union; Military - Active

    red army, russians, soviets, second world war, adolf hitler, nazis, warfare, soviets, germans, infantry, snipers, wwii, royal air force, raf
    Background: Allied infantry, air force, navy, and marine units engage Axis forces in Volgograd (formally Stalingrad)

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    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
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