Russian headquarters in Dresden, Germany. Exteriors of Central Soviet Kommandatura, the headquarter of Dresden local military government. The Russians come out of the main door. A doorway and portraits. Portraits of Marshals Zhukov and Rokossovaky flank the doorway with Stalin's portrait above it. A Russian sentry guard at the main door. Russian officers come out of the doorway. The Russian sentry walks, stops and looks around a street. The Russian officers walk along the street outside the building. The sentry in the foreground. A notice in German on a tree: 'Entrance Forbidden'.
Allied bombing of Dresden, Germany during World War 2. Royal Air Force Lancaster bombers in flight over Dresden and bombing it with incendiaries at night. View of unusual German Scarecrow antiaircraft weapon, exploding with huge flash of fire, near Allied bomber formation. Bombs being dropped on transportation lines. United States 8th Air Force aircraft in flight at high altitude, leaving contrails behind. A B-17 from U.S. 8th Air Force, 1st Air Division, 1st Bomb Wing, 92nd Bombardment Group, is identifiable from its Triangle B tail code. Another is identifiable from 91st Bomb Group, by its Triangle A tail code. The B-17s bomb targets in Eastern Germany, such as Kemnitz. View of B-17s bombing Dresden. Bombs being released and striking targets.
Famous tourist destinations and architecture in Dresden, Germany. Views of the Moritzburg Castle and the Opera House building in Dresden, the Florence of Germany. View of the Zwinger Museum, the world famous art museum. Trains passes by on a track. Buildings in the background.
A film titled 'Allied air attacks on Germany'. Royal Air Force Lancaster aircraft drop bombs over German targets in Dresden during night of February 13 - 14, 1945 in World War 2. Bombs impact and view of explosions and smoke. Two views of German scarecrow bombs exploding, designed to look like the explosion of an Allied bomber aircraft in order to intimidate the enemy. United States B-17 bombers attack the City of Dresden two days later on February 15 - 16, 1945, focusing on railroad marshaling yards. Relentless bombing by both the American and British Air Forces destroy the city completely.
Acting Military Governor General Timofei Dudarjov is interviewed in Germany. The seat of Soviet Military Government for the state of Saxony. The Acting Military Governor of the States of Saxony is interviewed by U.S. correspondents. A Russian aide and a Russian girl interpreter present. Acting Military Governor Major General Timofei Dmitrievich Dudarjov. Insignia of the Guards Regiment. His aide Colonel Ivan Feodorvitch Karnautchenko. The name of the girl interpreter is Eugenia Vasilievna. Next to the aide is Victor Bernstein of PM. Next to the interpreter is Kendall Foss of the New York Post. The General talks.
United states 8th Airforce B-17 aircrafts drop bombs to destroy marshaling yards and supporting railway installations in Dresden, Germany. Bombs from American bombers impact causing smoke to rise up from the target area. U.S. Army Air Force B-17 bomber is hit by German anti aircraft flak. The American B-17 bomber begins a nose dive, and explodes in the air.