Formation of Soviet YAK fighter aircraft in flight. A lone German Messerschmitt Bf 109 in flight. The YAKs peel off and dive to attack. They pursue the German airplane and shoot it down. It crashes into the ocean. The flight of Soviet aircraft attack a lone German Me-110 and it descends in flames to crash and explode on the ground.The Soviets attack another German aircraft that also crashes and explodes. German pilot is seen descending in parachute. A downed German airplane begins to burn on the ground and bursts into flames that consume it. In separate sequence, Soviet General, Fedor Ivanovich Tolbukhin, looks through binoculars as he observes artillery fire on Sapun Mountains, Ukraine. Views of the General's staff. Soviet gun crews firing 203mm B-4 heavy artillery. Soviet officers discussing target map. Animated map showing the Soviet advances and capture of Sevastopol in May 1944
Allied campaign against the Axis in 1944 during World War II. The Soviet Army advances towards Romania after running over Ukraine. The tanks advance. German soldiers captured by the Soviet Army.
Funeral of German Major General Adelbert Schulz in the Ukraine. He was killed, standing in the open hatch of a tank, while attacking Soviet positions in Shepetivka, Ukraine. Field Marshal Erick von Manstein lays wreath on the grave. View of wreath from Rothenburg Panzer Regiment. Soldiers stand near the grave. Soldiers give gun salute in honor of the General.
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.
The Russians recapture Kerch in Ukraine during World War II. A map showing the location of Kerch. Smoke rising from explosions in Kerch. The Red Army soldiers advance through rubble in the city. The soldiers in a freight yard. Abandoned equipment at the yard. Dead Germans on the ground. Damaged buildings in view. The soldiers under cover of the ruins of buildings firing at German positions. Views of dead German soldiers. A soldier atop a structure on which German Swastika symbol is displayed. Aerial view of the city with ruins of buildings and smoke rising from shelled areas. Damaged buildings along a road. Russian troops on tanks moving along. German and Romanian prisoners marched in columns along a path. Russian troops holding guns beside artillery. A Romanian prisoner is interrogated by few Russian officers. The officers standing beside the artillery. Russian troops on tanks moving on a path. A few buildings in view. A map showing different German positions in Ukraine.
The Russian Red Army in cities of Ukraine during World War II. A map showing path to be followed by the Soviet army from Kerch. Damaged buildings in Theodosia. Red Army tanks enter the city. Civilians waving to Red Army soldiers. A civilian kissing a soldier. Ruins of buildings in the town. An inscription on a fort. Several damaged buildings and debris spread on the ground. Ruins of buildings in Simferopol and Evpatori. Troops on tanks moving along a road. The soldiers seated on tanks. Civilians waving to the soldiers who are waving back. The soldiers holding guns moving in columns on a path. Civilians lining the sides of a road. They waving to the soldiers. Damaged vehicles beside damaged buildings. Debris spread on the ground. Dead soldiers beside a wire fence. Dead Germans beside artillery.