Soviet prisoners of war march along the street of a town in the Ukraine during the short war between Poland and Soviet Russia following World War 1. Trees in the background. Two Polish officers are seen, outside a hut, giving instructions to two prisoners, who are then led away by an armed guard. An area filled with potatoes, on the ground. Prisoners take some of the potatoes away in cartons. Prisoners are seen eating bread.
Polish infantry moving toward the battle front in the Ukraine during war with Soviet soviet forces. They carry weapons and shovels. They display the Polish Army badges on their caps. Supplies are carried in horse-drawn wagons. An officer on a white horse rides toward the rear of the column. Closeup of a local farmer holding his horse's bridle. A woman and children behind him. Women are seen with shovels digging earth in a field (possibly preparing trenches).
A map of the Eastern front in the area of Bolgorad (also Bjelgorod) on the Dnieper River, in Ukraine. Other points shown on map include Brjansk, Orel, Kursk, Woronesch, Charkow. Infantry of the German 11th Army entering the City of Bolgorad, Ukraine, south of Kursk, to take up defensive positions against Soviets during World War 2. The German soldiers are loaded in trucks. They wave and smile.
Exterior of an unidentified government building in Soviet Ukraine. In a Soviet Ukraine writers meeting, writers discussing and looking at books in hall. Famous Russian writers and members can be seen addressing the meeting. 1948.
Map of Eastern front around Charkow, Ukraine. Nazi troops advance in that region during World War II. Nazi Pz.IV tanks advance in Ukraine supported by infantry and artillery. A motorcycle messenger crosses the snowy eastern front. Soldiers on motorcycles cross streams. Nazi artillery fire at and completely destroy a building. Infantrymen take aim and fire at Soviet defenders. Infantrymen and tanks of 1SS Liebstandarte Adolf Hitler advance through the frozen roads of Charkow. Firing breaks out in a building. A sniper fires from inside a building. Buildings destroyed due to battle. Bandaged Nazi military officer.
Germans in Ukraine during World War II. Map of Ukraine shows Kirovograd. German artillery being fired. German tanks advancing. German grenadier troops advance. German officers watch through binoculars. View of shortwave antenna and radio operator. Closeup of German rocket artillery. Rockets being fired as German soldier manipulates firing mechanism. German soldier in deep square fox hole trench firing artillery remotely. Tanks seen in ditches as prisoners are marched away.