Corpses in Vinnytsia, Ukraine exhumed during World War II by German occupying forces. Dead bodies of the Vinnytsia Massacre lying in a field, victims of Joseph Stalin's Great Purge in 1937 and 1938. Ukrainian citizens gather near the dead bodies. A table displaying some personal items and photos belonging to affected families. Citizens consult lists of identified victims. Citizens of Vinnytsia (sometimes spelled Vinnitsa) gather at a reburial service for the dead. Scenes from the burial religious service. Mourners weep and watch as victims are reburied in a mass grave. Crying women hold handkerchiefs to the faces.
Corpses in Vinnitsa, Ukraine. Possessions of dead people on a table. Mass graves. Persons mourning for those allegedly massacred by the Russians. Men fill soil on graves, with spades.
Funeral services in Vinitsa, Russia. Civilians look at thousands of corpses as they are unearthed. The commentator calls it another "Katyn massacre" by the Russian G.P.U. ("Gosudarstvennoye Politicheskoye Upravlenie of the NKVD of the RSFSR"). People look at a document. Several articles lying on a table. A clergyman conducts funeral services. People express their grief.
A crowd enjoys fireworks in Red Square, Moscow, Soviet Union, at night. Past events show Soviet Premier Joseph Stalin, U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt and Prime Minister Winston Churchill of the United Kingdom in Tehran, Iran for the Tehran Conference of 1943. U.S. President Harry S. Truman in Germany during the Potsdam Conference of 1945. The Grand Kremlin Palace in Moscow, Soviet Union. Soviet people along a street in Moscow. Foreign Minister of the Soviet Union, Vyacheslav Molotov with others applauding at the Bolshoi theater, in Moscow. Anti-soviet disorders. Street cars being overturned. (Hungary?).
Siege of Stalingrad, from 1942 through 1943. Germans and Soviets battle for Stalingrad in the Union of Soviet Socialist Republic (USSR) during World War II. German Stuka dive bombers in a line for a take off. A formation of German Stukas JU-87s. Soviet troops march across a field. German Pz.III tanks go across dry land. German heavy artillery lay down a barrage on the city of Stalingrad. Explosions in the city. German troops advance across a scrubby terrain throwing hand grenades. German troops use flame throwers against Soviet troop positions. Shell bursts in the city. Smoke rises. Buildings burn. German troops advance into outskirts of Stalingrad which shows completely demolished buildings. Smoke rises in the city. Winter scenes show Soviet artillery firing at German troop positions. A Soviet officer with his beard covered with frost. Soviet troops counterattack across snow covered fields. Dead Germans lying in a field. Soviet troops advance. Street to street fighting. Machine guns fire.
German antiaircraft units fire at soviet bombers in Eastern Front during World War II. Von Kleist and Guderian Panzer Divisions roll past burning villages in Soviet Union just 500 kilometers from Kiev, Ukraine. General Guderian speaks with the officers. Soviet tank units surrender. 65,000 Soviet prisoners march under German guard.