Advanced Search

Learn About The Holocaust

Special Collections

My Saved Research

Login

Register

Help

Skip to main content

Russo-Finnish War; Germans advance to Russia

Film | RG Number: RG-60.1965 | Film ID: 4267

Russian air raids on Finland during Russo-Finnish War 1939-1940 and subsequent advance into Finland from Norway. German troops advance to Kaunas, Lithuania from Prussia with tanks and artillery. Russian prisoners are questioned. German troops cross river in steamboat and receive flowers from civilians. German troops move to Dunaburg, Latvia; Russian prisoners, including a woman soldier, are taken in street fighting. Cavalry and artillery advance and blast Russian strong point: prisoners are taken. Dead Russian crewmen lay beside wrecked tanks and vehicles near Bialystok, Poland. German motorized column crosses pontoon bridge, shell Russians and capture prisoners. Tanks advance through blazing village followed by cavalry; infantry fires. Russian prisoners are marched to rear. Russian bunker is shelled.

Genre
Newsreel
Duration
00:21:14
Event Date
1941 June
Locale
Finland
Kaunas, Lithuania
Bialystok, Poland
Dunaburg, Latvia
Soviet Union
Language
German
Genre/Form
Newsreels.
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
Expand all
 
Record last modified: 2018-03-07 14:11:53
This page: https://collections.ushmm.org/search/catalog/irn562001