Battle of Kursk (Related) R11 of 18
Firing rockets in daytime & evening, USSR soldiers watch. Burning tank. Dead Germans & equipment.
09:21:49 German soldier w/ head in hands by artillery; German prisoners marched past. Prisoners of war thru Kursk (?).
09:22:18 Tanks along country road, summer, past trees from moving vehicles. Jeeps w/ camouflage past. Infantry along road (grainy). Soldiers on tanks.
09:23:24 Title: 12 43 (?) Early morning & pond & sky shots; barbed wire. Soldiers waiting; fusing grenade in trench. Smoking in trenches. Artillery & fighter planes silhouetted. Flare dropped.
09:24:59 Artillery barrage. (GOOD but scratched.) Excellent night artillery sequence, explosions. Rocket barrage fired at night; flames. Soldier in trench w/ binoculars; others in trench after explosions. Russians forward at dawn, across barbed wire. Heavy smoke w/ troops silhouetted. Aerial of planes, bombs dropping. Night & equipment burning. Dawn nebelwerfer. (Good but dirty)
09:28:08 Generals out of bunker thru trench, CUs of ??
09:28:47 USSR officer looks at watch & soldier fires flare pistol. Soldiers across stream; explosions as soldiers cross river on rafts; move flat boats forward. Large artillery fired; troops wade river & move up. Advance w/ mine detectors thru grass crawling forward. Russians sappers take German mine etc, cut wire barricade.
09:31:48 Russian tank exits woods, tanks driving forward, planes over, POV alongside tanks. Some wide shots. GOOD.
09:32:49 Aerials of Russian planes & bombing. Russians tanks & infantry advance left to right at speed; past burning German tank. German plane shot down & burning tail. Russian plane lands, wounded pilot off on stretcher.
WWII Largest Armored Engagement; July 1943; Operation Citadel; Kursk Campaign; Operation Kutuzov; Operation Polkovodets Rumyantsev; Fighting;
NOTE: Includes good sound effects. Eastern Front battles may be mixed dates.