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  • Short Summary

    German troops occupy Russian village as they advance towards Stalingrad.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - dates unclear or unknown.


    MS Spanish soldier fight for Nazis' (very young looking) stripping machine gun.

    Various shots of soldiers resting in makeshift camp. One of them is reading a Spanish newspaper.

    Shots of troops erecting barbed wire fences and defences.

    MS group of German officers looking over map.

    CU Map showing part of Russia - Stalingrad is mentioned.

    VS of surrender of small Russian town to high ranking German officers. Among them is Alfred Rosenberg and Luftwaffe General Erhard Milch. Crowd of people in local national costume give half-hearted Nazi salutes. Shots of Nazi meeting local people - lots of forced smiles.

    CU animated map showing German lines moving around Stalingrad.

    Captured German Footage. Some shots scratched and dupey.

    The Spanish troops are volunteers, men and officers who were 'fighting against communism' in their own division along with Axis Forces.

    Looking at the map it would appear to have been made during the German Summer Offensive of 1942.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:37:00 / 01:35:00:00
    UN 185 F

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