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Fight For Gomel R2 of 2

Reel Number: 221436-27

Color: Black and White

Sound: SD

Year / Date: 1942

Country: Belarus,Russia,USSR

Location: Gomel

TC Begins: 23:48:11

TC Ends: 23:57:55

Duration: 00:09:44

Fight For Gomel R2 of 2 Troops moving ahead on ground w/ machine guns, explosions. Digging foxhole depression. Soviet Generals; men cutting wire to advance; artillery firing & explosions. Rockets fired. CU soldier w/ binoculars watching. Soldiers advance, crawl under barbed wire, throw canvas over & cross barricade. Run thru smoke. 23:50:41 Dive bombing planes & POV. Tanks across plowed fields. Wounded carried off. Cavalry charging w/ swords & rifles. 23:51:39 Map w/ animation of advance around Gomel in large maneuver. Large water tower, fighting behind. Troops advance thru destroyed buildings & fighting from inside them; riflemen taking turns firing; advance. Aerial over city w/ text over. After text good destroyed city buildings; marching troops enter greted by women & children & old men. Woman talking to soldier. Pan over empty city street & CU of mine detector. Soldiers moving down street w/ mine detectors. Soldiers inspecting grenades. Remains of burned large concrete & stone buildings. Destroyed factories & government buildings. Broken statues. Cemetery. 23:56:10 Destroyed library (?). Other destroyed buildings. Destroying German signs. People returning. Soviet woman soldier directing trucks w/ flags, saluting. Soldiers marching past buildings. 23:57:29 Night & firing many artillery guns. The End. WWII Russian Front; Propaganda; Eastern Front; Battles; Fighting;

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