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Russian News (1944, No. 1)

Film | Accession Number: 1996.167.1 | RG Number: RG-60.2367 | Film ID: 17

Russian troops, tanks, and motorcycles cross the Dvina River on rafts and reach Vitebsk. Artillery fires on the city. Troops march through its ruins. Germans surrender and are marched to the rear. Citizens berate them, and embrace Russian soldiers. Rockets and artillery are fired. Russian planes pass over. Shows German dead, abandoned equipment, and German prisoners. Five German generals are interrogated by Russian troops.

Genre
Newsreel
Duration
00:10:37
Event Date
1944
Locale
Soviet Union
Language
Russian
Genre/Form
Newsreels.
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
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Record last modified: 2018-04-26 13:44:48
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