Combat in Soviet Russia
- Event Date
- 1942 July
- Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
Military Film Report: On the German and Russian encounter in the area of Kharkov, Murmansk, Rostov and Sevastopol, Russia.
02:00:00 Reel 1: Part 1: The battle for Kharkov ["Die Schacht bei Charkow"]. Animated map of Kharkov-Poltava area illustrates the May 12, 1942, convergence of German ground and air forces. Germans take Russian prisoners after scrimmage of May 30, 1942. German Gen. Heinz Guderian visits Ukrainian front. German troops cross Dnieper and Desna rivers, encircle Gomel and Kiev. Odessa falls after two months of battle.
02:07:31 Part 2: From Murmansk to Africa ["Von Murmansk bis nach Afrika"]. German aircraft and artillery attack Murmansk, Russia while German infantry advances on city.
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