Map depicting area of conflict in Crimea during World War 2. It shows Crimea and Kerch peninsula, with Black Sea to South and Azov Sea to North. Kerch, Yalta, and Sevastopol are highlighted. Antiaircraft guns firing tracer bullets in the dark. German artillerymen firing heavy field piece. German infantry moving into and out of a deep trench. German troops hunkered down defensively in a trench. Artillery shell exploding in field. German officers conversing in a trench. German infantrymen in a trench, adjusting their person gear. One of them looking skyward as he chews a morsel of food. German Ju 78 Stuka dive bombers in flight, and diving on ememy targets. German tanks and trucks moving along dirt roads. Truck maneuvering around knocked out vehicles at side of road, containing ammunition. Knocked out heavy guns and tanks. Hatless German soldiers walking toward the rear. German soldiers using horses and wagons to move supplies through muddy terrain. Ju 78 Stuka dive bombers taking off in formation from farm fields. Dornier Do 17 bombers in formation and bombing Soviet targets on the Kerch Peninsula. Smoke rising as bombs explode on the ground. German troops riding on a truck, and setting up defensive positions. German infantry moving through a town. One German soldier firing a captured soviet PPSh-41 submachine gun from behind a parked car. A German soldier placing a hand grenade inside a building and taking cover as it explodes. A StuG III tank destroyer on a street at a seaport with German infantry walking behind it. Soviet troops being taken as prisoners.
Marshal Ion Victor Antonescu, Military Dictator of Romania, inspects Romanian troops in the Crimea. Shakes hands with young officers, awards medals to soldiers,reviews Romanian troops on parade. A military band plays.
Marshal Ion Victor Antonescu, Military Dictator of Romania, inspects German and Romanian troops in Crimea. He is accompanied by entourage of German and Romanian Generals. He awards medals to Romanian and German soldiers, including the Order of the Star of Romania, that he awards to a General, who then presents Antonescu with a large book. He exchanges parting salutes with General Avramescu, commander of Romanian Mountain troops, and boards a Junkers J-52 aircraft. The aircraft taxis for takeoff.
The engine cowling of the aircraft bears a painted image of a mustached mans head wearing a fez and encircled by a Crescent.
Marshal Ion Victor Antonescu, Military Dictator of Romania inspects troops in the Crimea.. He shakes hands with young officers and speaks with them. He presents awards to soldiers. Troops march and Antonescu reviews the parade.
Romanian Mountain troops parade across a field. Military band plays. Marshal Antonescu walks with entourage of German and Romanian Generals. Antonescu decorates Romanian Mountain Troops. Antonescu reviews Mountain troops in formation on a wet road. He is accompanied by German and Romanian generals, including General Avramescu, Commander of the Mountain troops, who wears a beret. Marshal Antonescu decorates Romanian and German soldiers assembled in a field, including a General who receives the Order of the Romania Star, which is shown close up. The General presents Antonescu with a large book. Marshal Antonescu boards a Junkers J-52 aircraft for departure. One engine cowling contains a painting of a Crescent curving around the head of a mustached man wearing a fez.
The aircraft taxis out for takeoff.
German artillerymen operate an 80cm German artillery rail gun ("Gustav Geschutz" ) in siege of Sevastopol, Crimea, in World War 2. Gun is first seen being transported and positioned on rails. Scenes of actual loading, aiming and firing with gun crew in shirtsleeves. German crews are seen handling 600mm shells for a German mortar ("Karl"). Scenes of mortar firing. Siege gun firing from camouflaged position with gun crew holding their ears. Interspersed scenes of 80cm guns and 60cm mortars firing.