Film
We Met at the Elba River.. (1955)

Film-document №4561 2 parts, Duration: 0:16:41, Black-white to collection Price category A

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Producer CSDF (RCSDF)

Director: Babushkin Ya.

Operators: Zaycev V., Kogan, Mukhin E., Semenov S.

Annotation

On the meeting in Moscow of the Soviet and American soldiers - participants in the linkage on the Elba in 1945.

Historical background

April 25, 1945, Soviet troops reached the Elbe. Here, the Soviet soldiers met with their allies - the American soldiers of the army. In May 1955 in Moscow a meeting of U.S. and Soviet veterans.

Reel №1

Map.

Newsreel 1945:

Soviet soldiers cross the Elbe.

A meeting of Soviet and American soldiers.

Meeting at Vnukovo airport arrivals American veterans.

Veterans welcomed Eugene Porfiriev - Chairman of a meeting of Soviet and American veterans.

Moscow streets passing cars with guests.

Guests enter the hotel "National", where they will live.

Meeting of American and Soviet veterans in CDSA.

Visit the Mausoleum.

Inspection of veterans of the Kremlin (Tsar Bell Tsar Cannon, The Armoury, St George's Hall).

Reel №2

Toasts and talking Soviet and American veterans.

Presenting guests gifts.

Photojournalist Ustinov presents guests photo albums with pictures of the meetings on the Elbe and in Moscow.

The writer Boris Polevoy gives guests their books autographed.

Seeing off guests at the airport.

Speakers: E. and D. Porfiriev Polovsky.

Meeting in the CDSA, the 10th anniversary of the meeting on the Elbe.

Bureau.

Playing Colonel General Zhadov (synchronously), American veteran Joseph Polovsky (synchronously).

The chairman read out the text of a joint address to the American and Soviet veterans.

Guests visiting Moscow (squares, streets of Moscow Metro, GUM).

Visiting the veterans of the Moscow Jewish community Rabbi Shlifer presents guests book.

Reception on the occasion of the visit of U.S. veterans in Moscow, hosted by Marshal of the Soviet Union VD Sokolovsky.

Welcomes guests Sokolovsky (synchronously).

Toasts and talking Soviet and American veterans.

Presenting guests gifts.

Photojournalist Ustinov presents guests photo albums with pictures of the meeting on the Elbe and in Moscow.

The writer Boris Polevoy gives guests their books autographed.

Seeing off guests at the airport.

Speakers and D. E. Porfiriev Polovsky.