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Minsk in ruins

Film | Accession Number: 1991.260.1 | RG Number: RG-60.0281 | Film ID: 201

LS pan of billowing smoke over burning Minsk (in daytime). Pan of rubble, views of soldiers, buildings afire, motorcycle (with sidecar) and jeeps drive down street through destroyed town. LS of big blocky building (Communist architecture) and shot of Lenin statue (narration calls it the "Soviet paradise"). VAR rubble heaps, some smoking; civilians sorting through; MLS of very little children wandering around rubble, watching adults try to salvage what they can. Jeep/trucks drive through muddy streets of village, invading. In BG, citizens watch by edge of house.

Genre
Newsreel
Duration
00:01:35
Event Date
June/July 1941
Locale
Minsk, Soviet Union
Language
German
Genre/Form
Newsreels.
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Bundesarchiv
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