Russian News (1944)
- Event Date
- Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
On the siege of Warsaw. Russian and Polish troops assemble near the Vistula; tanks are drawn up; Gen. Kozakov inspects a map. A night artillery barrage is begun. Russian bombers fly over demolished German tanks. Field guns are fired. Tanks emerge from a forest and roll across fields; infantry follows. Bombs are dropped on German installations. Shows abandoned equipment and German fortifications outside Warsaw. Officers examine the scene. Artillery tanks and infantry move through the suburbs. Shows house-to-house fighting. Wounded are treated at an aid station. Poles greet the Russian troops and give them wine. Russian jeeps pass cheering crowds.
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