U.S. Army soldiers guard various supply material in a harbor in Siberia, Soviet Union Russia during World War I. Copper, wool, tin, rubber and wire supply crates are guarded by the soldiers. Wide panning view of a cargo ship that is docked. Buildings in the harbor area. Wrecked Russian ships at the Pacific port, including many aground and in disrepair. A diverse crowd of Russian soldiers and civilians at the pier.
Animated map of the Soviet Union. Animated map depicts the distance between United States and Europe. A map of the Soviet Union. The map locates the White Sea, the Volga River, the Caucasus Mountains and Siberia. The east west expanse of the Soviet Union is depicted as 4662 miles. Animated map depicts the area covered by the Soviet Union which is equivalent to the areas of Canada, the United States and Europe put together. A map locates the Caucasians Mountains on the map of the Soviet Union.
Soviet soldiers receive orders to attack German forces. They salute and walk towards T-34 tank. Soldier on motorcycle fords muddy stream. Soldiers climb into what looks like a T-34 tank with turret turned backward. Soviet armorer directs loading of bomb on a TB-7 bomber. line of TB-7s. Navigator with charts. Aviators flight planning. A Soviet Polikarpov I-15 airplane with engine running. Pilot climbing into a Yakovlev Yak-9 fighter plane. I-15 taking off. Closeup of large all-metal Soviet aircraft with portholes and windows in fuselage. Another I-15 taking off. Another pilot climbing into YaK-9. Closeup of I-15. Formation of I-15s flying low over ground. Soviet officers reviewing aerial photos. Soviet gunners firing a heavy field howitzer (Canon de 155 C modèle 1917 Schneider). Maxim water-cooled heavy machine gun firing. Lots of field artillery firing. Aircrews planning. Several Soviet Polikarpov I-16 fighter planes in formation. Several T-26 tanks crossing a field and one crossing a wooden bridge. Russian infantry moving alongside a road and pulling a wheeled water-cooled 7.92 mm Maxim Machine Gun model 1910. A tank plowing through sandy hill. I-16 fighter planes flying above T-26 tanks maneuvering below. Soviet planes dropping bombs and tanks moving through explosions and smoke. View of bombardier in airplane. Huge explosion from a bomb. A Tupolev ANT-40 bomber flying through flak. Another huge explosion on the ground. ANT-40 aka Tupolev SB-2, in flight. More views of bombs dropping and huge explosions on ground. I-16s dive bombing. Tanks scurrying through smoke. Infantry following T-26 tanks. Smoke all around. Two I-16s in formation. Tanks laying smoke screens on ground below. More huge explosions. A Tupolev SB-2 speeding overhead. More explosions. A German Focke-Wulf Fw 58 Weihe aircraft in flight (reversed film-Swastika backwards). Gunners arm anti-aircraft guns and fire them as well as quad Maxim machine guns. A burning airplane descending. Crashed airplane burning. Narrator states "Junkers and Messerschmitts" are downed in flames. Many guns firing. Infantry and tanks passing area in flames. Soldier crawling in field. Yak fighter landing. Skull and crossbones wiped from captured German trucks. German prisoners stepping from open wooden ferry. Others surrendering. German POWs being marched. Military records being unloaded from German truck. More German prisoners. Soviet medic treating German wounded soldier. Large amounts of currency captured. Soviet soldiers offering German POWs cigarettes.
A map shows the mineral rich area of Siberia,Soviet Union. Mountains blasted,trees chopped to clear the area and start mineral extraction. Workers lay down pipelines and oil derricks drill oil from the ground.
Soviet Union Premier, Nikita Khrushchev, tours Siberia. Dignitaries hail the arrival of Premier Khrushchev in Almaty, the capital of Kazakhstan. They greet and present bouquets. The Premier tours to investigate lagging agriculture production. In a civic reception Khrushchev gives a speech to the local farmers. A man gives a sheep and a farmer presents corn to the Premier for demonstration.
Map indicating Southern Siberia. Haystacks in fields. Boys working on window repair and two boys, wearing skull caps, reading books. A man removing Russian Orthodox Cross from the top of a church. The former church building with a Soviet Star prominently displayed and large signs in Russian posted on its wall. Group of men and a woman inside a room lined with framed paintings on the walls.