Life of people and developmental efforts in Kharkov, Ukranian Soviet Socialist Republic. Farms and a railroad track. A railroad train underway on tracks. Civilians milling about on a street. Exteriors of a university building. A large electrical equipment factory. Men stand outside the factory. Numerous buildings under construction.
German ground and air offensive in Kharkov in the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic during World War II. German airplanes attack Kharkov from a Greek base. The airplanes in flight over a target area. Aerial view of the target area. The airplanes fly in formation overhead. They drop bombs over the target area. Soldiers fire field artillery. Smoke rises due to bombardment and firing in the area.
German ground and air offensive in Kharkov in the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic during World War II. German field artillery and troops attack Kharkov. Soldiers advance on the battlefront. Destroyed buildings along the sides and debris on the streets. Smoke rises from the buildings. The soldiers advance on a street. Two German soldiers raise the German flag on a building. The Germans capture the city.
Life of people and developmental efforts in the Ukraine. Views of a village. Native men and women dance to the tunes of folk music. Huts in a village. Bank of the Dnieper River. Lenin dam being constructed along the river. Boulders being loaded with the help of Steam shovel. Railroad cars carry construction material to the construction site. Huge hills being dynamited. Men work with spades to construct the dam. A huge mess for the workers. Cooks prepare food in a kitchen. The workers eat the food. American and Russian engineers plan to exploit the natural resources. An American colony. Exteriors of the building. Children enjoy skating.
Activities of German pilots and generals in Europe during World War II. German pilots talk. German officer talks on a phone. They stand beside a map and talk. They discuss about mission and battles at a fighter squadron headquarters. Next: German Chancellor Adolf Hitler at the Wolfsschanze (Wolf's Lair) Fuhrer's Headquarters (FHQ) for the eastern front near Rastenburg (now Ketrzyn Poland). He receives generals who fought at Kharkov, Russia. Generals give a Nazi salute. Adolf Hitler decorates Schutzstaffel soldiers. Gen.Lt. Theobald Lieb is greeted and awarded by Hitler. Next, SS-Hpstuf. Léon Degrelle and SS-Gruf. Herbert Otto Gille are greeted by Hitler and receive decorations from him. Hitler and officers, including the award recipients, seated at a conference table talking.