WWII - 1940s, USSR: Leningrad & Moscow Military Defense Parades
Top shots pan across display of troops & tanks in rainy Red Square. Battleship along river past Moscow skyline. Troops marching in review past officials; CU Kaganovich ? saluting from podium. Tanks in parade. Miserable weather.
07:57:59 Parade through Leningrad? city streets - elite soldiers - sailors - paratroopers - cavalry - tanks. Closer shots troops marching & singing. Cossacks on horseback - Minsk ?
07:59:27 Top shots huge military parade in Red Square; troops pass in review; vars vehicle units parade past inc. Chinese? machine gun motorcyclists. CUs Stalin, Voroshilov & others on podium. LS Mausoleum. Top shot lines of tanks towards St. Basil’s Cathedral. Trucks w/ giant spotlights. Crowds look up as planes fly over. Defiant intertitles - ‘We’re not afraid...’ etc.
WW2; Russia / USSR;