Reenactment of the activities of American and Russian troops after they meet on the River Elbe, near the end of World War II.
Germany River Elbe Date:1945, April Duration:4 min 20 sec Sound:Yes
From a Russian feature film "Meeting on the Elbe" (dubbed in Korean). Reenactment depicts meeting of the American 69th Infantry division and Russian soldiers at the River Elbe near Torgau Germany on April 25 and April 26, 1945. Reenactment : An American soldier meets a Russian soldier on the shore of Elbe river and the soldiers talk. A tank behind the soldiers. The soldiers sit down and the American soldier takes out a dollar note and scribbles on the note. A bridge over the River Elbe as the raised spans meet and come into place. The Russian troops stand in a line on the bridge. Two of the soldiers holding flags. A banner being displayed on the bridge across the river. An American officer and a Russian officer shake hands. The American officer reviews the troops. The band plays. The soldiers stand in a line. The officers salute and walk past the troops. The American soldier and the Russian soldier on the shore of the river. The officers salute. American tanks with troops move. The American officer views the soldiers through binoculars. Soldiers standing behind the American officer. The officers converse looking at a document. An American officer in a room inside a building. A crowd outside the building. The officer looks at the crowd through the window of the building. Another officer enters the room and approaches the American officer. The American officer hands over a symbolic key to the other officer and both men converse.
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