German invasion of Poland and USSR
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Title: The German Invasion of Russia Autumn of 1941. American narration describes the German invasion of the USSR. Fires and other devastation in USSR; Soviet POWs. Germans attack Poland in 1939. Clips of battle footage (from German newsreels) while the narrator enumerates the countries invaded by the Nazis. German bombers attack USSR. A German soldier tears down a banner containing a portrait of Stalin. A German soldier raises a barrier at the border. German soldiers enter the USSR on bicycle, foot and on tanks. Bombs dropped on Soviet territory. Nice shot of a long line of German tanks disappearing into the distance. The tank in the rear has a swastika painted on it. Camouflaged infantry. German animated map showing the invasion route. Long-range artillery and bombing of an unnamed Russian city. Sense of overwhelming force. More battle footage.
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