Frozen battle field scene as Russian forces advance through bombed out German positions in the Battle of the Cherkassy pocket of the Ukraine region. Destroyed German tanks, artillery equipment, and German horses and dead soldiers lie on the frozen battlefield following battle. A captured German soldier is huddled on a cart. Piles of abandoned and wrecked German equipment. Soviet forces approach and identify the body of dead German Commander, General Wilhelm Stemmermann, who died with many of his forces after being encircled by the Russians. A long line of German prisoners, four deep, moving over snow under Russian guard in snowy and windy conditions. The Russian soldiers escort the prisoners. The prisoners cross a bridge. View of a snowy field covered with frozen bodies of dead German soldiers, some still holding rifles. A Russian officer addresses troops near Potchemky. The dead Germans are strewed over the snow. Various views of the wrecked German equipment and dead bodies of the soldiers frozen on the snowy battlefield. Low aerial view of the destroyed German front as seen from a Russian aircraft. Long line of destroyed German vehicles and dead Wehrmacht soldiers defeated in Battle of the Korsun - Cherkassy Pocket.
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