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.