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Moscow at the End of World War Two

Reel Number: 221037-12

Color: Black and White

Sound: SIL

Year / Date: 1945

Country: Russia,USSR

Location: Moscow

TC Begins: 04:07:59

TC Ends: 04:12:50

Duration: 00:04:51

Moscow at the End of World War Two Documentary on the demobilization of the Red Army after WWII. Cheering crowds greet returning soldiers - tanks through streets - soldiers along coastal roads w/ Soviet flag. Military parade in Red Square - massed troops reviewed by Stalin, Molotov, Khruschev and Budennyi atop Lenin’s Tomb - CUs senior officers. Speeches in state building - Stalin clapping. Soldiers kiss national flag. 04:09:55 Demob troops returning home on train - play accordion and sing - train decked w/ flowers and portrait of Stalin. Embracing reunions - CUs soldiers greeted by loved ones. Troops on trucks through city streets - crowds. Tombs of dead soldiers - portraits above. 04:11:48 VS young soldiers in training camps and aboard naval destroyer - illustrates Soviet concern for future defence. Calisthenics - bugle calls - tents - infantry exercises / target practice - heavy guns. WWII. USSR.

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