Surrendering to the Germans; burying German soldiers
Reel 2: 00:04:23 Quick CU of a German soldier firing a rifle. German military trucks traveling through a village. Panning shot of locals standing outside village buildings. CU of a three-striped flag atop a flagpole in the middle of a large plaza surrounded by small buildings; German military vehicles enter the plaza. Soviet soldiers approaching the Germans on horseback waving a large white flag; Russians are surrounded by a group of German soldiers. Pan of a wooden bridge; a soldier swings a rifle (cuts out).
Reel 3: 00:05:27 (Repeat in RG-60.4262) Shots of buildings on fire in the distance, column of smoke. Civilians work on burying German soldiers as soldiers look on. CUs of graves, installation of crosses, placement of helmets/flowers on graves. CU of a helmet with a large hole in it.
- Film Title
Erste Kampfhandlungen im Mittelabschnitt der Ostfront, Russland, Juni - Juli 1941 [First engagements in the central sector of the Eastern Front, Russia, June-July 1941]
- Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Bundesarchiv
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