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.
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.
Allied Conference in Yalta, Crimea in Ukraine on coast of the Black Sea. The British, Russian and United States representatives meet to plan the political future of Europe after World War II. Livadia Palace, the summer residence of former Czar Nicolas II. Special communication lines are strung. Soviet Foreign Secretary Vyacheslav Molotov waits at air base for the British and U.S. delegations. Soldiers march in a field. Flags of Russia, Britain and U.S. Plane arrives at base. British Foreign Minister, Anthony Eden, U.S. Secretary of State Edward Stettinius, Adviser to President Roosevelt Harry Hopkins and U.S. Ambassador to the Soviet Union, W.Averell Harriman arrive. British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt arrive by plane. Lavadia Castle at the island. Randolph Churchill, son of Sir Winston Churchill arrives by car with President Roosevelt's daughter Anna Roosevelt. Prime Minister of Soviet Union Marshal Joseph Stalin arrives. They discuss military and political postwar plans. They make decisions regarding postwar Germany. Family members of Allied officers visit the Palace. Churchill, Roosevelt and Stalin seated for a photograph.
German soldiers attack Soviet Union during the World War II. German artillery fired. The German soldiers advance on horses. Shells kept on ground. The soldiers advance and walk on ruins. A woman wipes tears. Men hanged to death by the Germans. Dead bodies lying on snow covered ground. The soldiers on tank advance to Ukraine. Farmers on field. A tractor driven on field. A destroyed power grid. The Soviet farmers burn the unharvested wheat. The farmers carry baggage and leave village. The bridges, power plants and dams blown up. Men and women join forces. Aerial view of the city of Saint Petersburg including the Peter and Paul Fortress. The German officers near an artillery on the roof of a building in Moscow. The German men carry wooden log in Caucasus. The Soviet soldiers advance in prone position. A soldiers cuts a wire mesh fence. The tanks move through a field. The soldiers fire artillery. The aerial view of the bombed city. A building being bombed. An animation map depicts : the German occupation on Stalingrad and Caucasus. The Germans advance to the Suez.