Good coverage of the war between the Germans and Russian - plus an early Hitler Youth Rally.
Unissued / Unused material -
Soviet film of the war with Germany in Russia. Various shots of tanks, planes, house to house fighting. Good shots of Russian / Soviet soldiers fighting. MS of German Prisoners of War (POWs) being captured by the Red Army. VS of Russian artillery in use in snow. Russian soldiers fighting in snowy winter. Frozen bodies lay by abandoned guns. More good shots of German POWs walking with white flags. Largely in snowy conditions. Includes some senior officers.
Intertitle reads: "The following scenes from captured German News Reels convey the thoroughness with which the Nazi soldier swept on his conquering was across Russia - BUT he reckoned without the courage and tenacity of our Soviet Allies who have sent him reeling back."
VS of German Mountain troops moving through snowclad peaks. German troops rowing across river. Troops marching in long lines along dusty roads. German troops fighting and firing artillery. German tanks and bombers on the attack. House to house fighting in towns. VS of Soviet troops fighting back. Russian tanks on the move. CU map of battlelines around Stalingrad.
Intertitle reads: "German Kids March Past Adolf Hitler. 60,000 Nazi children are reviewed for first time at Potsdam by National Socialist leader."
The Fuhrer inspects Hitler Youth rally. Lots of Swastika flags, Nazi salutes and brown shirted boys.