A map of Russia. View of Voronezh, Russia. Buildings in the street. Smoke rises up in the background. Dead bodies lay on the ground. Wrecked buildings and rubble all over the building. Cars near a street. A view of waterfront. Horses and German munitions carts. Soldiers sit near the horses. Planks lay across a stream. Troops on motorcycles and bicycles. Russian prisoners walk. Prisoners carry their belongings and walk across the fields.
German troops advance on fields in Voronezh, Russia. Tanks move across the streets. Buildings in the view. A man looks through binoculars. Trees and houses in view. Troops march in front of buildings. Artillery loaded and fired. Tank guns are fired. Enemy installations are bombed. Smoke and explosion. Camouflaged tanks and trucks move along a road.
Activities of German soldiers after battle for Woronesch (aka Aussprache or Voronezh), Russia during German offensive known as Operation Barbarossa, in World War 2. A map shows areas of engagement in Russia. Vew of the city from hilltop. Destroyed houses and buildings. Wrecked tanks in the area. Smoke rises from fires still burning. Dead soldiers lying on a street. Ruins of buildings along the sides of the street. A group of local Russian men going to work, are monitored by German soldier. A German soldier cleans his face with water from a tin. German soldiers milk a cow and share the milk. A soldier breaking eggs in a skillet, over an open fire in a field. Soldiers eating fried eggs.
The final struggle for Stalingrad during World War Two. Christmastime, 1942 in Moscow. Russian civilians obtaining fir trees for Christmas celebrations. A large beautifully decorated Christmas tree set up in the Hall of Pillars, in Moscow. Couples dancing in the hall to music from Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker Suite. Children at play, on slides, on a carousel, and with one another. New Year's eve is different. Soviet workers in a munitions factory greet each other but continue working without stopping. On the Stalingrad front lines, the Soviet Army marks the New Year, 1943, by launching artillery barrages, through the night and continuing unabated well into the next day. Russian Sukhoi Su-2 light bombers drop incendiaries on German positions. Brief partial glimpse of a Russian Sherman tank. Soviet troops moving on armed Aerosan ice gliders. Batteries of Soviet Katusha rockets fire barrages. Soviet infantry and tanks advance across vast barren snow-covered terrain. Animated map depicts Nazi forces being pounded on several fronts. A solitary horse standing in midst of Stalingrad destruction. February 2, 1943, Soviet soldiers,symbolically, fire the last shot, in the Battle of Stalingrad. A smiling Soviet soldier then places a cover over the muzzle of the field artillery piece. Scenes of the battle's aftermath. Russian officers hug one another. The Red flag is hung from a city building. Numerous German soldiers surrender under a white flag of truce. Many surrendering German Generals are seen.
Battles fought by Soviet Russians fighting military raids from other nations. Map shows the Nazi attack on Russia from five different directions. Nazi armored division and motorcycles march in Russia. Various cities of Russia under Nazi invasions. German infantrymen and tanks march for Moscow. Hitler's announces Russian annihilation. Destroyed factories and plants, cannons and cities by Nazis. Depressed and injured Russian soldiers retreat. Nazi generals plan strategy to destroy enemy in various nations. Animated demonstration of strategies of Germany and Russia. Russian soldiers march. Fierce battles on streets of various Russian cities. Dead bodies of German soldiers and their tanks destroyed. People of all ages, men and women mobilized.
German Panther tanks of 5.Pz.Div, Pz.IV's and supplies are moved forward in Russia on railway flatcars. Troop trains move on the front, trenches are dug and command post set up. German soldier climbs up tower. Mortars, artillery, and machine guns are fired. Grenades are hurled and German Tiger tanks counterattack under protection of artillery fire. Tigers seen are from s.Pz.Abt.503 and SS.Pz.Rgt 2 (Das Reich) in 1943 and s.Pz.Abt.502 with ace Otto Carius in 1944.