• Short Summary

    Soviet Army at his best - during final offensive on German troops in 1944.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - dates and locations unclear or unknown.

    Russia, Soviet Union (USSR).

    Title reads "Soviet Kino-journal No 14-15, Moscow, March 1944". Next title reads "Kino-reportage From the Fronts of Motherland's War". Intertitle reads "Our Army has Started General Attack on Surrounded Enemy Divisions".

    Various night shots of the artillery attack, rockets also feature - look like fireworks. Succession of shots of abandoned German tanks, artillery, armoured cars and other equipment. Dead bodies lie in snow.

    Various daytime shots of the Soviet artillery barrage. Rockets are fired again. No mercy for the enemy - says voiceover. Several shots of he Soviet tanks advancing a speed through snow.
    Succession of air to air shots of Soviet planes in flight. They drop bombs at the enemy. The planes are bombing the enemy airfield destroying German transport planes so they cannot escape - says voiceover.

    Succession of shots of crashed and burning Nazi planes, several dead bodies seen lying around.

    Russian voiceover.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:49:00 / 01:18:13:00
    UN 228 E

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