A Great Act of Bravery.. (1970)

Film-document №6800 5 parts, Duration: 0:50:02, Black-white to collection Price category A
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Producer CSDF (RCSDF)

Director: Grigorev R., Nebylickiy B.

Script writers: Gastev A.

Composers: Krylatov E.

Anouncers: Khmara L.

Text writers: Itskov I.


About the heroic struggle and labor of the Soviet people during the Great Patriotic War (Soviet Peoples’ participation in World War II in 1941-1945).

World War II


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The film materials are used TSGAKFD Gosfilmofond USSR and the Soviet Union. Showing the heroic struggle and labor of the Soviet people during the Great Patriotic War. Used newsreels to read: invading Nazi forces in France, Poland, Norway; plan "Barbarossa" (MLTP), Germany's attack on the USSR, the German tanks, infantry and aviation in the USSR; border fighting, fighting the Red Army; the ruins of Brest Fortress, the corpses of the defenders, membership cards slain soldiers, German soldiers in occupied Soviet countryside, murdered women and children; defense of Odessa; fighting the Soviet naval infantry and coastal artillery during the siege of Sevastopol, guerrillas blew up bridges and railroad tracks; for steelworkers work in the shop of the Magnitogorsk Metallurgical Combine, the work of miners; women in the shop defense plant, the production of shells, the streets of besieged Leningrad in the winter, anti-tank barricades in the streets of Moscow, the population builds defenses, the militias, the military parade in Moscow Red Square on Nov. 7, 1941; battles for Moscow, the columns of prisoners of the Germans, defeated German engineering at Moscow, a concentration camp, Himmler in a concentration camp, the women in the barracks in the camp; human bones in the oven, the teaching of American troops, Churchill passes the troops, aircraft production, ready-Soviet planes in the shop, the tank leaves the factory shop, the Battle of Stalingrad; Command Stalingrad Front - Colonel-General KKRokossovsky, Colonel-General Vatutin, Colonel-General AI Eremenko, representatives of the Supreme Command Vasilevsky, NN Voronov, F. Paulus surrenders into captivity captive German soldiers; mourning ceremony in Berlin, the Foreign Minister of Great Britain A. Eden, on the importance of the Battle of Stalingrad (synchronously), raising the national flag of the Soviet Union in the royal residence, the Royal Albert Hall ", a nurse bandaging the wounded, landing in the mountains ; fighting in the Caucasus Mountains; awarding General AA Grechko combat sword - a gift of the Caucasian peoples; fireworks in Leningrad in honor of the town's liberation from the blockade, Stalin, Churchill and Roosevelt at the Teheran Conference, Churchill presents AND . Stalin's honorary sword - a gift of King George VI; battle at Kursk; salute in Moscow in honor of the liberated towns, crossing over the river of Soviet soldiers. Dnieper; welcomed the population of Soviet soldiers fighting the Soviet forces for the liberation of Romania, Yugoslavia, Poland from Nazi occupation, the destruction in Warsaw concentration camp prisoners, opening a second front in Europe, the population of Poland, Romania, Czechoslovakia, Soviet soldiers welcome the monuments of the Soviet Soldiers in the cities of Eastern Europe, the cemetery of Soviet soldiers in Italy, the Battle of Berlin, Soviet soldiers are hoisting the flag over the Reichstag, the people rejoice in the Victory Day on the square in New York City, London, Paris, Victory Parade in Red Square in Moscow.

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Pigeons fly over the bridge across the river.

Mother teaches a young child walks.

Go to young parents


Go down the street boys and

girls, young couples, is

soldier with a girl.

Newsreel 1941-1945.:

Soldiers in the trenches of smoke

cigarettes, relax, read the letter.

Bust of Hitler in a junk shop in the Dutch town, people are laughing, looking at the sculpture in the shop.

Newsreel 1941-1945.:

Soviet soldiers with a flag run to the building


In the liberated European cities, people tear Nazi flags, swastikas, smash the sculpture of Hitler, Nazi flags burned.


U.S. aggression in Vietnam - American planes are flying, soldiers arrested Vietnamese burning houses.

Vietnamese women and

children in shelters.

Israeli soldiers arrested are Arabs.

The corpses of the Arabs who were shot by Israelis.

Military vehicles "black colonels" in the streets of Athens.

U.S. military bases in different countries.

Rockets at bases, soldiers at the controls.

Police disperse anti-war demonstration, beating demonstrators.

Marsh revenge-seekers in Germany.

Neo-Nazi leader passes von Thadden.

Women at a meeting of the neo-fascist organization "Promotion".

Newsreel 1945:

Storming of Berlin by Soviet troops.


Brandenburg Gate, the white flags hung from the windows of the houses.

Newsreel 30's.:

Prewar Berlin - hang flags with swastikas, marching soldiers.

Lesson in French schools.

Children respond to the question "Who is Hitler?" - "This is a monster that wants to kill everyone ..." and so on (synchronous).

Newsreel 1938:

British Prime Minister

Chamberlain returned from Munich speech, shows agreement with Germany on non-aggression.

Crowd welcomes Chamberlain.

Newsreel 1939-1940.:

Fires in London after flying German planes.

From the ruins

carried the wounded.

French defense "Line

Maginot Line "- tunnels, engine room, a kitchen, an observation post, strengthening.

German forces in France.

French refugees on the roads, a German aircraft shelled the road with refugees.

It takes a column of French prisoners of war.

Prague residents greet German soldiers.

Fires in German-occupied Warsaw.

German soldiers in Norway.

Refugees on the roads, a German soldier hangs order for residents of Norway.

Nazi soldiers are arresting civilians in European countries.

Production of arms in munitions factories in occupied Europe.

Multrabota - "Barbarossa".

Veterans of the Great Patriotic War

Red Square in Moscow and other cities on the celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Victory.

Meetings of military comrades.

Newsreel 1941:

German tanks crossing the border

The Soviet Union, the German planes are flying, fires on the ground.

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Newsreel 1941 1945.:

Burning village in Nazi-occupied

territory, the German soldiers shot civilians lie dead bodies of women and children.

Soviet soldier throws a grenade at

German tank.

Soviet soldiers are fleeing the offensive, shooting from rifles, machine guns, shooting guns, burning German tank advancing Soviet tanks, communications with AM radio in a trench.

German plane flies, the Soviet anti-aircraft fire, burns and falls down a German plane.

The Broken

German technology on the battlefield.

German advance into the Soviet Union, the German soldiers in the trenches, burning fuel tanks.

German mobile

radio station, a German soldier passes

in Russian demand to surrender (synchronously).

The ruins of the Brest Fortress, graffiti made by the defenders of the fortress, the corpses of Soviet

soldiers, defending the fortress.

From the pocket of a dead soldier removed bloodstained membership card, membership cards drenched in blood of dead soldiers.

Portrait of VI Lenin

says "I'm going to fight, you're with me, dying communist ..."

Shooting guns from the ships that protect



Odessa days of the defense - the strengthening of the streets, tram rides, an appeal to the

defenders of the city on the wall.

Soviet sailors on the ground fighting with the Germans on the outskirts of Sevastopol, shelling enemy positions from the ships.

Leningrad during the blockade - a cannon point on the waterfront, a warship on the Neva, people walk through the snowy streets, the inscription on the wall, "This party is most dangerous when shelling" tanks

passing on Nevsky Prospekt, the soldiers keeping watch from the roof of the house.

Military Moscow - closed bags shop windows on Gorky Street, Red Square, Lenin's Tomb masked, mask ¬ bathing building of the Bolshoi Theater, military patrols in the area


Anti-aircraft guns at the Kiev bridge and other defensive points in the city.

Moscow residents dig antitank ditches around the city.

Columns of soldiers and equipment go to the front.

Militias receive weapons: rifles, grenades.

Partisan actions behind enemy lines - the guerrillas fired at the German soldiers in the village, blow

railroad tracks.

Train passes the German punitive expeditions, the Germans fired a forest of guns from the train, blow up bridges, wagons

train fell into a ditch.

Guerrilla group in the forest, lit bonfires, paratroopers landed the plane at the location of the guerrillas.

Sending young children from German-occupied areas in the Soviet rear plane and train.

A woman with a baby in the car for the evacuees.

The output for the front of the unfinished plant evacuated.

Workers in the workshops of the Magnitogorsk metallurgical combine.

Ride the machine with the grain for the front, a miner in the shops military factory are women and children, ready ammunition.

The monument to the defenders of Moscow at the Leningrad


Newsreel 1941-1945.:

German offensive near Moscow, the German

officer looks through binoculars on Moscow, the German officers on the map.

Military parade on Red Square on November 7, 1941 - columns of troops to the area, the soldiers listened to the speeches of Stalin (synchronously).

March of the Red Army

their way to the front.


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Newsreel 1941-1945.:

The Soviet offensive near Moscow.


Rokossovsky and I.Konev at the observation post.

Generals Zhukov, V. Sokolovsky and other military leaders at the headquarters of the map.

Multrabota - map the German defeat at Moscow.

Soviet counterattack - shoot "Katyusha", guns, a massive flight bombers drop bombs on German

position, explosions on the ground, attack tanks and infantry, skiers in camouflage go on the offensive, the corpses

German soldiers on the battlefield.

German soldiers come out of hiding with their hands up, surrender, a column of German prisoners of war, captured at Moscow, goes on winter roads.

Broken German technology.

French Resistance fighters listen to the radio message about the defeat of the Germans at Moscow.

Bulgarian, Yugoslav partisans listen to the radio, happy, smiling.

French partisans glued to the wall leaflets calling for resistance to the German invaders.

Partisan actions in the occupied countries of Europe blowing railway tracks,

cut the wires of communication.

German occupation of the Greek Acropolis.

German machine gunners are Greek priests.

Hitler's portrait gallery in the monastery.

Concentration camp - barbed wire, barracks and crematorium ovens, the bodies of people who were tortured.

Hitler inspects a concentration camp for prisoners

Key wire.

Monument on the Mamaev Kurgan (filmed from a helicopter).

New in


Newsreel 1941-1945.:


Stalingrad during the war.

Fires in the city, street fighting, firing mortars lead

wounded soldiers, gunners take positions in the ruins.

General Chuikov at the command post.

Funerals of soldiers killed in the battle for



UK: The parade of British troops.

Winston Churchill, in a parade.

1941-1941 years.

U.S. Army Combat Training - artillery firing on the layout of enemy ships, infantry goes on the attack on a simulated enemy, landing.

German Navy attacked an American convoy bound for the Soviet Union with food and equipment.

Construction of tanks, planes in Soviet factories in the rear.

Go to the front trains with military equipment.

Fight in the Stalingrad tractor factory.

Participants develop a plan of the counteroffensive at Stalingrad, entitled "Uranium" generals: AM

Wasilewski, NN Voronov, NF Vatu Ting, KK Rokossovsky Yeremenko etc. - Close-up (1942 survey).

Multrabota - map of the Battle of Stalingrad.

Home Stalingrad counteroffensive - shooting guns, "Katyusha", are going to attack tanks, infantry running.

The connection of the two fronts, holding the German troops in the "pot".

German soldiers surrender, the Germans with a white flag.

Field Marshal Paulus and his staff hand over the documents to representatives

Soviet command.

German prisoners.

Soviet tanks drive through the liberated Stalingrad.

Funeral ceremony in Berlin on the occasion of the defeat of the German army at Stalingrad Paulus.

The Volga River, the panorama at a dead German soldier.

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Newsreel 1941-1945.:

UK: In London at the Royal Palace

a holiday, due to the victory of the Soviet troops at Stalingrad.

Serves British Foreign Secretary Anthony Eden (synchronously).

In the hall of the Soviet flag is raised, it sounds the "Internationale," present applauded.

Kinoreportazh from the front - on the battlefield medics bandaged the wounded, the troops are moving to new positions, the troops crossing the river, the landing of paratroopers in the Caucasus Mountains in the battle

mountains, shoot mortar.

Residents of the Caucasus awarded General Grechko checker.

Leningrad during the blockade was broken - shooting guns, attacking tanks and infantry.

Hug fighters

Leningrad and Volkhov Fronts.

Fireworks in Leningrad in honor of lifting the blockade.

Fireworks on the ship.

Tehran conference of allied countries.

Churchill presents Stalin gift of King George YI honorary sword.

At the ceremony there Molotov, Voroshilov.

Stalin, Roosevelt and Churchill, photographed on the terrace of the palace.

Soviet soldiers in the trenches on the eve of

Battle of Kursk - read newspapers, smoke, check the personal weapon.

Generals Rokossovsky, Rybalko and IS Konev of the dugout visiting the surrounding area.

The commander said on field telephone.

Military leaders from the map.

Multrabota - map.

Soviet counterattack at Kursk - shoot "Katyusha", artillery, moving tanks.

Tank battle Soviet and German troops.

Soviet Air Force bombed German positions, explosions on the ground.

Panorama from the plane on the broken German technology.

German cameramen shooting - retreat of German forces in the Kursk Bulge.

Germans set fire to the house, destroy the railway line.

Burning bread in the field.

Soviet tanks passing through the streets of liberated cities.

Salutes in honor of the liberation of the city from

German occupation - different plans.

Soviet soldiers are hoisting flags in towns liberated from the German invaders - different


Closeups of cheering people.

Soviet troops boost Dnieper.

Residents liberated towns and villages welcome Soviet soldiers.

Soldiers hug women and children.

Card with impaired Germany June 22, 1941 the Soviet border and restored

the Soviet border from the Black Sea to the Barents Sea (double exposure).

Soviet soldiers passing through the streets of one of the European cities liberated from occupation.

Fighting in Europe - shooting guns, tank battle, the soldiers dragged a cannon.

Fighting for the liberation of Budapest.

Are ligated and a wounded soldier.

Destroyed by the Nazis in Warsaw, shot civilians.

Soviet soldiers output concentration camp prisoners, bring to the hands of children.

Polish refugees returned to the liberated city.

It takes a column of soldiers of the allied armies.

The landing in Normandy - the soldiers and equipment are sent to the bank, enter the battle.

American soldiers taken prisoner by the Nazis in the Ardennes.

American prisoners lead a column in a concentration camp.

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Newsreel 1944-1945.:

The landing of British troops in Greece.

In the streets

Greek cities passing tanks, military vehicles, is the infantry.

British soldiers are fighting

action against members of the Greek anti-fascist resistance, arresting Greek patriots.

Romanian cities residents welcome Soviet soldiers-liberators.

Residents of Poland joyfully greeted the Soviet soldiers.

On the streets of the city are Soviet soldiers and

soldiers of the Polish Army.

Soldiers stand in formation of the Czechoslovak Corps.

General L. Freedom bypass the soldiers.

Bulgarians welcomed the Soviet soldiers and Bulgarian partisans.

Prague residents welcome Soviet soldiers.

Soviet soldiers talking to the peasants (in one of the European countries), a farmer treats soldiers.

In liberated (European) country farmers receive documents on land use, put pegs on the fields.

The workers and peasants in the former royal palace of the picture in question.

Opening of the monument to Soviet soldiers in various European cities.

Opening of the monument in Budapest.

Cemetery of Soviet soldiers in the European country.

Stone on the grave with the inscription "Bear-tank."

Cemetery in


Cemetery in Italy.

Stone on the grave with the inscription "Soviet soldiers are buried

Army, who fought bravely on the battlefield. "

Cemetery in Warsaw, Monument in Prague.

Monument in Treptow Park.

Monuments to Soviet soldiers in various cities of the USSR.

Eternal flame at the Kremlin wall.

Children, people of all ages lay flowers at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

Newsreel 1945:

Fighting Soviet troops in Germany not attack tanks, infantry.

Road sign "Germany", moving tanks, girl-regulator points the way to Berlin.

Soviet military leaders at the map before the storming of Berlin.

Battle of Berlin - shooting guns, Soviet soldiers running down the street, shooting, nurses endure

wounded from the firing line.

Soviet soldiers were removed from the ruins of hidden German soldiers.

Street fighting.

Raising the Soviet flag over the Reichstag.

In Red Square May 9, 1945 people hug and congratulate each other on the victory.

The festivities in New York, London and Paris.

Bells ringing.

Victory Day parade on Red Square on June 24


It takes a column of troops, soldiers throw Nazi banners at the bottom of


GM Marshals Zhukov and AM

Vasilevsky, Rokossovsky, NN Voronov, Konev, Govorov, Meretskov, AI Eremenko, I. Bagramyan at the Victory Parade - big plans.

Victory Day Parade in Moscow passes military equipment (different plans).

Newsreel 1967:

Ukraine: On the podium during the parade of troops involved in the exercise "Dnepr", are - A.

Grechko, Brezhnev, A. Kosygin, Nikolai Podgorny, PE Shelest.

Rockets on the march.

Newsreel 1945:

Pass demobilized after the victory in 1945

Soviet soldiers, soldiers with the girl in his arms.

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