Minsk in ruins
- Film Title
- Event Date
- June/July 1941
- Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Bundesarchiv
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.
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