Russian News (1944, No. 1)
- Event Date
- Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
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.
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