Opening slate says "How the Russian troops are turning the Turkish flank." World War I footage shows Russian forces on a snowy plain in the Caucasus Mountains region between Europe and Asia. The Russian troops march in the snow and mud in a column and through snow covered areas. Turkish prisoners of war are seen in a town town and marching along a path in the snow. Armed Russian soldiers are seen near the prisoners. Russian troops place supplies in a snow sled. They are seen transporting soldiers and supplies in ox carts and sledge drawn by cattle. Bactrian camels that are able to withstand the extreme cold are seen transporting gear. The Russian forces move a herd of camels through a village and up a steep mountain road. (World War i; World War 1; WWI; WW1)
Slate reads: "Russian troops turning the Turkish flank," in World War 1. They are seen massed on a snowy plain in the Caucasus. Then, led by mounted officers, they march along a muddy path in the snow. Next they are seen moving in a very long single file column, through snow covered landscape. Large numbers of Turkish prisoners of war move past the camera in a town and march along a snowy path. Occasional armed Russian soldiers are seen by the prisoners. Russian troops place supplies in a sledge. They are seen transporting soldiers and supplies in bullock carts and sleds drawn by cattle. They employ Bactrian camels that are able to withstand the extreme cold. They move a herd of camels through a village and up a steep mountain road. (World War i; World War 1; WWI; WW1)
Frozen bodies of numerous dead Turkish soldiers line a mountain road in Sarikamish. They fell victim to the opposing Russian Forces and the severe cold weather, during the World War 1, Caucasus Campaign Battle of Sarikamish (part of Russian Armenia at that time).
A German campaign in the Caucasus region in the European Theater during World War II. A map depicts the German campaign in the Caucasus region. The snow covered Caucasus Mountains. Soldiers seated at a camp area. A soldier pulls a horse as he climbs up a snow covered slope. German soldiers advance across the area. The soldiers carry equipment as they advance. They place the equipment on the snow covered ground. Artillery being set up. A soldier mans a gun.
The Battle of Caucasus in the Soviet Union during World War II. Posters of World War II. Allied ships arrive in Germany. Crates unloaded from the ships. Red Army officers discuss a map. Animated map of Caucasus. Snow covered mountain ranges in Caucasus. A train on tracks. Animated map shows various transport routes and Stalingrad. Monuments and buildings in Stalingrad. Automobile traffic on a road. Animated map depicts German plan to occupy Stalingrad. A river between mountains.
Russian artillerymen shell a Turkish battery across a valley in the Caucasus during World War 1. View of gun crew loading a 155mm wheeled long gun, set up over a valley in the Caucasus. The principal gunner aims the gun and then the crew fires it. (WWI; WW1)