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Feature film about a Russian army officer: soldiers going to war

Film | Accession Number: 2001.358.1 | RG Number: RG-60.3059 | Film ID: 2398

Feature film about a young Russian army officer. Begins with his participation at a Russian youth military school and follows him as he advances in the army. Film portrays youthful patriotism through the willingness of young Russian men and women to enlist. The inhumanity of war is illustrated through scenes of extreme and ruthless German aggression. There are many any scenes of camaraderie between soldiers, battles with the Germans, and the destruction of war.

Reel 2: (badly scratched). Parade at train platform, train station, waving goodbye as soldiers board train. Views of countryside from train. Soldiers sing accompanied by accordion. Propaganda. Demonstrates youthful patriotism, inhumanity of war, etc. Becomes a "true Russian soldier."

Genre
Feature
Duration
00:07:58
Locale
Soviet Union
Language
Russian
Genre/Form
Feature.
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
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Record last modified: 2018-04-26 13:44:57
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