German panzer tanks move forward to attack Soviet Union in European Theater during World War II. Nazi tanks move against Russian troops. Fire and scenes of destruction from battle.
Romanian Marshal Ion Antonescu arrives by aircraft to inspect German and Romanian troops on the Eastern front, during World War II. He is greeted by Nazi officers including General Erich von Manstein. He greets the Romanian General in charge of local mountain troops. Antonescu reviews troop formations and converses with the senior officers. He speaks to individual soldiers. He examines the coat of one of the soldiers.
German troops at the Eastern Front during World War II. A map illustrates Eastern Prussian-Lithuanian border and movement of German troops into Daugavpils, Kaunas, Brest-Litovsk and Grodno.. German troops fire artillery. Smoke arises due to fire. A view of a damaged building. A German soldier runs. Troops roundup all Russian prisoners. Prisoners march in a group. German medium bombers Heinkel He 111 in flight during a bombing mission. A pilot wearing a helmet in the cockpit. The bomber drops bombs. Smoke arises doe to explosion. Russian prisoners march. The bomber drops bomb on the target.
Goosestepping German troops on the march and German Panzer I tanks moving in formation across a field in World War 2. A formation of German Fieseler Fi 156 Storch airplanes in flight overhead, accompanied by two He-111 bombers. German paratroopers jumping from Ju-52 aircraft. Grand Admiral Erich Johann Albert Raeder head of the German Navy, making a statement. Bucolic scenes of European farm country and vineyards, with local people harvesting crops. Soviet troops marching on parade to a military band on the sidelines in Red Square, Moscow, soviet Union. Soviet motorcycle troops armed with light machine guns. Soviet T-26 light tanks in formation. Glimpse of Red Square, with St. Basil's Cathedral and other famous buildings. Soviet troops crossing a river on inflated boats. A long column of T-26 tanks moving along a dirt road. Sky filled with variety of Soviet warplanes, including four-engine bombers (with fixed landing gear) to bi-wing aircraft. Soviet paratroopers jumping from a Tupolev ANT-6 bomber. They climb out on the huge corrigated wing and slide off. View out past the tail of an ANT-6 bomber. Soviet Union and Japan conclude a neutrality pact. Views of the pact being signed by Foreign Minister Vyacheslav Mikhailovich Molotov for the Soviet Union and by Japanese Foreign Minister Matsuoka and Ambassador Yoshitsugu, for the Japanese, in Moscow on April 13, 1941. Joseph Stalin is observing in the center of the scene.
Soviet officers on the Eastern Front during World War II. Soviet soldiers listen as an officer addresses them. The soldiers applaud. A woman officer addresses men and women soldiers seated in front of her. Another Soviet officer addresses the troops.
Romanian Marshal Ion Antonescu reviews German and Romanian defenses on the Eastern Front in winter. He talks to soldiers as they stand next to horses. Gun crew members hold belts of cartridges as Antonescu looks on. He inspects an entrenched artillery piece. Antonescu comes out of the trench and talks to officers. He reviews troops lined up at an airfield.