Feature film about a Russian army officer: soldiers fighting
- Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
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 4: Opens with CU of a barbed wire fence. Soldiers crawl out of a trench and through a field. They cut through the barbed wire fence, one soldier gets stuck as gunfire and bombing begins. Officers at army headquarters strategize.
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