Liberation Of Vienna.. (1955)

Film-document №4498 1 part, Duration: 0:09:47, Black-white to collection Price category A

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Producer CSDF (RCSDF)

Director: Setkina I.


On the occasion of the liberation of Vienna from German fascist invaders.

Historical background

13th April 1945 the Austrian capital Vienna was liberated by the Soviet army from the Nazi occupiers. The film is based on a newsreel, removed in 1945.

Reel №1

Newsreel 1945:


Pass through the streets of the German soldiers.

On the roads passing by Soviet troops.

Military Council of the third Ukrainian Front.

Marshal Tolbukhin the map.

The fighting on the outskirts of Vienna.

By Locations passing cars.

Farmers welcome the Soviet Army.

Soviet planes dropped leaflets Marshal Tolbukhin appeal to the inhabitants of Vienna.

Burning Vienna.

Street fighting in the outskirts of the city.

Liberated from the Nazis the capital of Austria.


Stephen's Cathedral.

The town hall.

The theater building.

Burn flags with swastikas.

Hovers over the city national flag of the Republic.

Viennese welcome soldiers of the Soviet Army, and talk with them.

Soviet soldiers lay flowers on the grave of Johann Strauss.

The officers of the Soviet Army and Marshal Tolbukhin pass by the house where Beethoven lived.

Residents returning to the city of Vienna.

Go prisoners of fascism, liberated from the concentration camps.

Viennese read newspapers and leaflets.

Soviet soldiers distribute food to the population.

Echelon with the grain of the Soviet Union.

Baking bread.

Selling bread.

Engineering part of the Soviet Army restores bridge.

Grand entry of the interim government of Austria to the parliament building.

Soviet military commandant of the city welcomes the government.

Dancing in the streets of the Viennese.