Massacre by the Russians. Civilian woman wins Iron Cross. Goebbels visits troops defending against Russians
Germany Date:1945 Duration:4 min 23 sec Sound:Yes
Views of destroyed German town. German soldiers view destruction and bodies of civilian casualties and interior of home looted by Soviet troops. German officers interview survivors about event. An official announcement about woman named Erna Hitseforn winning the Iron Cross. She poses with several German officers who hold the announcement. Propaganda Minister Joseph Goebbels arrives from Berlin to visit troops in defensive positions on the Oder River. He is briefed by German Infantry General and observes troops firing machine guns and artillery. A German supply train carrying troops and war materiel is seen. On board are German StuG III Assault Guns and armored half tracks of the Waffen-SS. German infantry get down from trucks in a town and take up defensive positions. Soviet tanks are seen approaching and German tanks and grenadiers respond quickly. Destroyed Russian tanks and artillery in the field. German StuG III's and Panther tanks firing. Smoke arises from the burning Russian tanks.
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