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WWII - 1942, German Newsreel: Siege of Leningrad R1 of 2

Reel Number: 221224-03

Color: Black and White

Sound: SD

Year / Date: 1942

Country: Russia,USSR

Location: At Sea,Lake Ladoga,Leningrad

TC Begins: 07:15:45

TC Ends: 07:23:46

Duration: 00:08:01

WWII - 1942, German Newsreel: Siege of Leningrad R1 of 2 Warship convoy w/ icebrakers on icy sea heading east. Heavy smoke. Map of Eastern Front around Leningrad. Lake Ladoga - Finnish troops on horseback & skis - advance party pulling sleds. 07:16:56 Russian attack, explosions, soldiers in snow camouflage fall, pulling & loading gun & counterattack in snowy forest. 07:18:01 German infantry thru woods toward front - tank w/ soldier searching for mines. Dead. 07:18:31 Fleeing Russian soldier shot at. German Stukas overhead (GOOD). German & Finnish troops thru woods, fighting, troops advance on tanks & foot thru woods, dead Russian soldiers, wrecked equipment, tanks. 07:20:31 Map Eastern Front. Heavy artillery shooting on Leningrad. Shells unpacked. Multiple firing. 07:21:14 German airfield, sign ‘Flugleitung’ / ‘Air Control’. German planes. Russian PoWs clear runway of snow, shoveling into wagons. Runway beinig packed w/ rollers. Horse-drawn carts w/ supplies of food, ammunition, petrol - supplies loaded into Junkers JU-52. Snow cleared from wing, troops into plane w/ skiis, pilot & co-pilot into tri-motor plane, take off in cloud of snow. Aerials & air to air shots en route to Eastern Front. Interior of planes w/ troops sitting on floor. 07:23:24 Plane drops mail; horse-drawn sleds bring mail to front line. Cont’d... WW2; Russia / USSR; Eastern Front; Battles;

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