• Short Summary

    An item showing Russia's progress against Germany in the war.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Latest news from Russia.

    Various shots of Russians harvesting the corn and clearing the land in case the Germans take it. Various shots as people dig trenches. Various shots of Soviet planes on the airfield, and taking off. Antiaircraft gun fires at nazi aircraft and one falls to earth. Various shots of the burning wreckage of nazi planes on the ground and others falling out of the sky under the onslaught of Soviet antiaircraft guns. C/U of the swastika on an aeroplane with bullet holes in it. Various shots of more burning wreckage. Searchlights pick out planes and shoot them down at night. One goes down spectacularly in flames and explodes.

    M/S of a captured German radio spy and his transmitter, he is being questioned by his captors. Various shots of guns firing and exploding in the field. Soldiers move under camouflage. Aerial shot of bombs dropping causing huge explosions. Various shots of tanks rumbling along to meet the enemy. Russian soldiers walk along a road. Various shots as Russian soldiers examine documents of nazi headquarters staff, all that remains of the 32nd German division which was completely wiped out. Various shots of nazi prisoners walking along the road and sitting on the ground, the camera pans across them. Various shots as a prisoner is questioned about things he has stolen, he looks confused.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:16:00 / 01:49:38:00

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