A Great Battle on the River of Volga.. (1962)

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Producer CSDF (RCSDF)

Director: Slavinskaya M.

Script writers: Smirnitskiy U.

Composers: Makarov E.

Anouncers: Khmara L.

Text writers: Surkov A.


The film tells the story of the Battle of Stalingrad during the Great Patriotic War.

Starting the Battle of Stalingrad | Counter-offensive at Stalingrad (Operation "Uranus") | World War II | Battles of World War II

Reel №1

Types of Volga.

Reeds on the banks of the Volga.

Fragments of shells on the beach sand.

Rusty fragments of mortar, burrowing into the sand.

Breaking through a soldier's helmet.

The vegetation on the banks of the Volga.

A branch of a blossoming apple tree.

The monument to the defenders of Stalingrad on Mamayev Hill.

Commemorative inscription on the granite slab.

Monuments to Soviet soldiers on the Volga River.

People at the monument on the Mamayev Hill.

The inscription on the monument.

People laid flowers at the monument.

Those women.

People collect a handful of earth on Mamayev Hill.

Members of the expedition in Antarctica, brought a handful of earth from Mamayev Kurgan.

The old man sits at the foot of the monument.

Newsreel, 1942: Panorama of the burning Stalingrad.

Smoke from the fire rises into the sky.

Map of the line of the front in the summer of 1942.

Newsreel 1942: Flying airplanes.

Fighting in the Arctic.

Map of the Siege of Leningrad.

Newsreel, 1942: View of Peter and Paul Fortress in the besieged Leningrad.

Anti-aircraft guns on the Neva River and on city streets.

German officer looking into the telescope.

German gunners firing at Leningrad.

The fighting Soviet troops on the Leningrad front.

Artillery duel.

Map of the North-Western Front.

Newsreel 1942: Soviet troops were fighting in the Lake Ilmen.

Map the front line near Moscow.

Newsreel, 1942: view of Red Square and part of the Moscow Kremlin.

People on the streets of Moscow in 1942.

Reliance on anti-aircraft position.

Transportation barrage balloons through the city streets.

Barrage balloons in the air.

Soviet artillery fire on the enemy, protecting the approaches to Moscow.

Infantry and tanks go on the attack.

Map occupied Belarus.

Newsreel, 1942: Nazi invaders in Minsk.

German soldiers break into the house.

German patrols on the streets of Minsk.

Map occupied Ukraine.

Newsreel 1942: German troops moving on the roads of Ukraine.

Echelon food sent to Germany.

German soldiers discharged from the wagon boxes with chicken eggs.

Map occupied Crimea.

Newsreel, 1942: view of the Sevastopol Bay.

Combat ship is at berth.

Soviet bombers soar.

Shore batteries were firing at the enemy.

Tanks go on the attack.

Commanders at the observation post.

Sailors take to the bayonet charge.

Attacks Marines.

Map of hostilities on the Soviet-German front in the summer of 1942.

Newsreel 1942: German motorized columns moving on the roads.

Moving German tanks and self-propelled.

Ride German motorcyclists.




Moscow Murmansk region Leningrad Leningrad region Minsk Ukraine Crimea


Spring [825] Summer [824]

Counter-offensive near Moscow; Defense of Sevastopol

Reel №2

Newsreel 1942: German troops advancing on Stalingrad.

There is a German infantry.

Persons passing soldiers.

German tank column moving.

Soviet gunners shelling German troops.

Fighting in the South-West direction.

Attacking German tanks and aircraft.

Soviet gunners firing at the enemy.

Burning a German tank.

Soviet tanks firing position changes.

German planes in the sky.

Burning wheat.

People leave a burning village.

Crying woman with a child in her arms.

Shepherds driven collective herd.

Evacuation of agricultural machinery.

Refugees are on the road.

View convoy of refugees.

Soviet troops are defensive battles.

Artillery promoted to the position and opens fire.

Tanks go on the attack in the Don steppe.

Flying German aircraft.

View from the top area.

German troops come ashore Don.

German troops begin crossing on one of the sites of the Don.

German soldiers ashore after crossing the Don.

German armor and infantry moving across the steppe.

The Soviet commander signals the missile tank units.

Rocket in the sky.

Soviet tanks and infantry in the Kuban go to the counter.

Soviet infantry attacks.

Flying Soviet bombers.

German planes dropped bombs.

Soviet aircraft bombed the enemy.

Wounded Soviet officer commanding the mortar battery.

Flyers Party and government bodies with an appeal to the people of Stalingrad.

Newsreel 1942: residents of Stalingrad build fortifications.

Sappers build concrete fortifications.

Construction of wood-earth emplacements.

Gates factory "Red October".

The workers in the factory shop.

Tanks come out of the gates of Stalingrad Tractor Plant.

Map of the German advance on Stalingrad.

Newsreel 1942: fighting on the approaches to Stalingrad.

German troops occupied positions at the railway line.

German officers watched Stalingrad with binoculars.

Soldiers Stalingrad battalion of the national militia to put forward battle positions.

Small unit is on the street.

Residents of Stalingrad tankers escorted into battle.

Soviet troops are in position at Stalingrad.




Stalingrad USSR


Summer [824]

Reel №3

Newsreel 1942: German bombers before departure.

German bombers in flight.

Panorama of the Stalingrad (above).

View of the central square of Stalingrad.

Anti-aircraft gunners watching the sky through binoculars.

Calculation of anti-aircraft gun ready to fire.

Trucks on the streets.

Sailor Volga flotilla watching the sky through binoculars.

Flying the Italian aircraft.

Calculations antiaircraft guns begin to fire.

Take off Soviet fighters.

Baranov pilot in the cockpit.

Air battle.

Padded German plane loses wing.

Flying German aircraft.

Soviet anti-aircraft gunners firing.

Drop burning aircraft.

The wreckage of German plane on the ground.

German bombers in flight.

Falling bombs.

Explodes building.

Joinery in the broken wall.

Firefighters extinguish a burning house.

Relocation of the victim on a stretcher.

Firefighters extinguish a burning house.

Dive German bombers.

Soviet anti-aircraft firing payment.

Burning a German plane.

German aircraft burns to the ground.

German planes continued to bomb the city.

Bombings in the streets of Stalingrad.

Crumbling wall of the building.

Burning truck.

View of the ruined city block.

Sculptural group group of children dancing in the square, around the burning building.

Anti-aircraft gunners firing.

Drop burning aircraft.

Bomber dives.

Anti-aircraft gunners firing.

Burning oil spill.

Anti-aircraft gunners firing, falling burning aircraft.

View the explosion on the banks of the Volga.

Type part of Stalingrad after the air raid (on top).

Burning Stalingrad neighborhoods at night.

Panorama burning Stalingrad.

View of one of the destroyed streets of Stalingrad.

Musician from the ruins of the house makes the double bass.

People pass through the area past the ruined houses.

People are moving through the ruins, leaving the city.

The tug pulling a barge with the troops and automotive technology.

Soviet soldiers disembark from a barge on the Volga River.

Soviet troops come to the aid of Stalingrad.

The troops are on the streets to combat positions.

German troops advancing on Stalingrad.

German soldiers at a busy railway station.

The German troops were fighting in the streets of Stalingrad.

Soviet soldiers raised a counterattack.

Street fighting in Stalingrad.

Solid German self-propelled gun.

A. Hitler greets one of the generals at his residence.

The text of the notice of the taking of Stalingrad.

German medal for the taking of Stalingrad.

Soviet and foreign newspaper reports about the fighting in Stalingrad.

Newsreel 1942: Soviet artillery firing at the enemy.

Infantry and tanks go on the attack.

The fighting in the North Caucasus.

Street fighting in Krasnodar.

German troops in the streets of Krasnodar.

Burning building.

Burning oil fields of Maikop.

German soldier on a background of fire.

Alpine huntsman uphill.

Alpine huntsmen are fighting in the mountains.

Soviet troops were firing at the enemy in the Caucasus Mountains.

View of Mount Elbrus.

View of the burning Stalingrad.

Street fighting in Stalingrad.

Soviet engineers lay mines on the street.


Adolf Hitler - a German statesman and political figure




Stalingrad Krasnodar region


Summer [824] Autumn [826]

The first stage of the battle for the Caucasus

Reel №4

Newsreel 1942: Soviet troops 62nd Army led street fighting in Stalingrad.

Map defensive lines of the 62nd Army at Stalingrad.

Newsreel, 1942: Staff of the dugout 62nd Army on the Volga River.

Commander of the Army, General Chuikov VI holds a meeting with the officers.

The commander of one part of the report to the commander of the 13th Guards Division General Rodimtsev AI combat situation on the site.

Signalers in the dugout on the phone.

Mortar firing at the enemy.

General Rodimtsev at the command post receives a report from the slave.

Rodimtsev spoke field telephone.

Street fighting in Stalingrad.

Soviet soldiers fighting in the ruined buildings.

A. Chekhov Sniper out of hiding firing at the enemy.

Drop a German who tried to cross the street.

Chekhov reload the rifle.

Gunners firing a gun positions on the street.

Anti-tank riflemen take a position in a ruined building.

The soldiers are firing through the windows.

Street fighting, removal of combat and bandaging the wounded.

Crossing the wounded to the other side of the Volga.

Boats Volga Flotilla on the Volga.

View "Lyudnikov island."

Photo Colonel Lyudnikov during a meeting with the officers.

Map of the Soviet defense near the plant "Barricades".

The text of one of the reports Lyudnikov the headquarters of the 62nd Army.

Newsreel 1942: fighting boats go across the Volga.

Soviet artillery calculations positions in Stalingrad.

Signalers pave the link.

Infantry attacks with the support of the building flamethrowers.

Funeral gunner Starodubtseva comrades swear to fight to the death.

Body Starodubtseva.

Infantry firing at the enemy.

Portraits Lieutenant Afanasyev, Sergeant YF Pavlov and soldiers who defended "Pavlov's House".

Newsreel, 1942: street fighting in Stalingrad.

Portrait of sniper Zayzeva V. Portrait of a pilot Ephraim.

Portraits of Red Vashchenko and Serdyukov.

Portrait sailors Panikakko M. Kaplunov I. Text combat leaflet with the story of the heroism of the signalman Putilova M.

Portrait of Captain Ruben Ibarruri.

Portraits of women heroines of the Battle of Stalingrad: O. Kovaleva, G. Queen, Kachuevskoy N. Newsreel 1942: Soviet soldiers fighting leaflets read.

Presentation of party tickets to the men with guns firing position.

Infantry attacks an enemy through the ruins.

Warships of the Volga flotilla were firing at the enemy.

The landing on the bank of the Volga.

Sailor sends signals using his cap.

Marines ashore.

The sailors of the Volga flotilla go on the attack.


Vasily Chuikov - commander Rodimtsev Alexander Ilyich - commander






Autumn [826]

CPSU activity; Generals and war heroes

Reel №5

Newsreel 1942: German troops are street battles in the area of ​​the factory "Red October".

Soviet soldiers take position at the ruined wall.

Soviet soldiers are moving forward.

The soldiers are fighting in the ruins of Stalingrad.

Heavy machine gun changes the drive.

Machine gunners firing.

German soldiers watching from behind cover.

Street fighting in Stalingrad.

Panorama of the destroyed city block.

Flying German aircraft.

The bombs bursting in positions of Soviet troops.

German dive-bomber.

View of the ruined quarter.

All on duty at the gates of Stalingrad power.

Inside view of the machine room power.

Operating power is hidden in a special air-raid shelter.

Entrance to the shelter.

View of the power equipment.

A general view of the damaged building power plants.

Repair of tanks in the southern part of Stalingrad.

Tanker on the turret of a tank.

View shop is one of the factories in the rear.

Working for the production of submachine guns.

Production of artillery barrels.

Older workers at their machines.

Working teens working on the machines.

Women and girls sew soldier's underwear.

Women working on the factory floor and coal mines.

The girl's face-miner.

The girl at the helm of the ship.

The girl looks out from the driver cab of the locomotive.

She is the tractor.

Girl-combiner is taken on the machine.

Cleaning grain harvesters in the rear.

Loading sacks of grain to send to the front.

Types rear enterprises.

Domestic steel types and rolling mills.

Build tanks in a tank factory.

Inside view of the plant for the assembly of aircraft.

Persons operating an aircraft factory.

Assembling the new aircraft at the aircraft factory.

Shipment of finished pieces of artillery.

New tanks leave the shop.

Tanks on railway platforms are sent to the front.

Anti-aircraft guns on railway platforms.

Tanks are put forward to the front line.

It rides the horse artillery and infantry on trucks.

Map of the combat situation on the Stalingrad front in November 1942.

Newsreel, 1942: view of the Moscow Kremlin.

Forms part of Red Square.

Map of the operation to encircle the German forces at Stalingrad.

Newsreel 1942: signalman at the station.

Those soldiers.

The commander of the Stalingrad front Eremenko AI presents awards to distinguished in the fighting soldiers and officers.

Those soldiers.

Eremenko presents award to the girl-medical instructor.

Soldiers stand in formation.

Soviet soldiers on the defensive positions before the start of the offensive.

The soldier shaves friend.

Soldier manufactures lamps made from shells shells.

Soldiers repair the clock.

The soldiers are resting under the wall of the destroyed building.

Sleep machine gunner.

The soldiers drink tea from a samovar.

Soldiers cook food on a fire, eating.


Eremenko Andrei Ivanovich - commander




Stalingrad Moscow USSR Ural


Autumn [826]

Generals and war heroes; Industry; Agriculture

Reel №6

Newsreel 1942: loading of military equipment and ammunition to ships to cross the Volga.

Explosions on shore.

On shore leave under fire trucks with infantry and ammunition.

The truck drives onto the ferry.

The officer supervises loading.

Barge ammunition moves away from the shore.

Self-propelled barge moving away from the coast.

Tanks artillery advance to the front line.

Cavalry Division to be the front line.

The infantry were moving to forward.

Scouts watching the enemy.

Officers at the observation post watching the enemy positions.

Panorama of the front edge of the Soviet defense.

The artillery starts shelling German troops before the attack on Stalingrad, November 19, 1942.

Volley rocket launchers.

Exploding shells at the German positions.

Flying Soviet planes.

Falling bombs.

The pilot in the cockpit.

View enemy territory (above).

Tanks and infantry are going to attack.

Attacking tanks and infantry to armor.

Attacks infantry and cavalry.

Infantry attacks destroyed the plant and the railway station.

Flying Soviet planes.

Tanks and infantry in the desert go on the attack.

Meeting the advanced parts of the Southwestern and Stalingrad fronts in the area of ​​the village Soviet.

Surrounded by German troops at Stalingrad and the further advance of the Soviet troops.

Newsreel November 1942: German planes are flying.

Soviet anti-aircraft battery firing at enemy aircraft.

Drop the burning German plane.

Anti-aircraft artillery firing.

Air battle.

View streets in Stalingrad.

The Soviet mortar nominated to a position on a city street.

Street fighting in Stalingrad, Soviet troops attacked.

Map plan encirclement and destruction of German forces at Stalingrad.

Newsreel January 1943: Marshal of Artillery NN Voronov and General Rokossovsky KK during the meeting.

Soviet envoys are signaling a white flag.

Bugler signals.

Parliamentarians out of the trench.


Rokossovsky Konstantin - commander Nikolai Voronov - commander






Autumn [826] Winter [823]

Generals and war heroes

Reel №7

Newsreel January 1943: Soviet generals at the observation post.

Heavy artillery is preparing to open fire.

General KK Rokossovsky at the observation points.

Soviet artillery opened fire on the enemy.

Flying Soviet bombers.

Falling bombs.

Rocket launchers firing.

Soviet aircraft in the air.

Volley rocket launchers.

Artillery firing.

The infantry in the offensive.

Soviet soldiers are going to attack.

The corpses of German soldiers.

Burning German military equipment.

Gunners firing point-blank range.

The infantry advanced through the ruins.

The machine-gunners firing.

The infantry advancing through the ruins.

HOT fascist banners with swastikas.

German soldiers with arms raised and a white flag out of the building.

German and Romanian soldiers surrendering.

Soldiers Stalingrad and Don Fronts greeting each other in Stalingrad.

Soldiers with the red flag go up the stairs of the ruined building.

Soldiers enhance the red flag on the balcony of the building.

Soldiers and officers greet each other with a victory.

Artillery calculation makes a shot.

Gunner gun barrel shroud.

Red flag flying in the turret of a tank.

Soldiers stroking a cat.

Broken German cars in the streets of Stalingrad.

Red flag over Stalingrad.

The column of German prisoners are on a city street.

Kind column of German prisoners.

German soldiers in parade formation in Germany in the 1930s.

Those prisoners of the Germans.

Awarding of the German soldiers after the entry into Paris in 1940.

German soldiers' cemetery in the Stalingrad area.

Parade of German troops in the late 1930s.

German prisoners leading to the rear.

There is a column of prisoners of war.

Captured German officer is accompanied by Soviet officers.

Surrendering German officers and generals.

The commander of the German 6th Army, General-Field Marshal von Paulus after the surrender.

Paulus during the first interrogation.

A column of German prisoners moving to the rear.

Go German prisoners.

Broken German military equipment.

Type of Soviet troops captured German airfield (above).

View of the railway at Stalingrad (above).

View of the ruined Stalingrad (above).

Panorama rally in honor of the liberation of Stalingrad.

Those officers and political workers.

The infantry units are on the streets of Stalingrad.

Soviet soldiers on the roof of the roof of the Reichstag with a red banner in May 1945.

Soldiers and officers salute fired up.

White flags hung in the windows of buildings in Berlin.

Soviet troops in the streets of Berlin defeated.

Soldiers and officers on the streets of Berlin, celebrating the victory.

Soviet tank near the wall of the Reichstag.

View of the damaged building of the Reichstag.

Inscriptions made by Soviet soldiers on the walls of the Reichstag.


Rokossovsky Konstantin - commander Friedrich von Paulus - German commander


1930s 1940 01.1943 05.1945


Stalingrad Berlin Paris


Winter [823] Spring [825] Summer [824]

Generals and war heroes; The storming of Berlin; Rallies

Reel №8

Newsreel 1943: types of destroyed neighborhoods of Stalingrad (above).

Types of Volgograd.

Monument to Lenin on the one of the squares of Volgograd.

Types of new streets and avenues of Volgograd.

Types areas of Volgograd.

People are on the streets of the city.

Monument to the tanks, the defenders of Stalingrad.

Entrance to the Volgograd Tractor Plant.

Tractors finished products at the site of the plant.

New tractor on platforms exported from the territory of the plant.

The ship, sailing along the Volga.

People on the deck of the ship.

The ship passes through the Volga-Don gateway.

Types of Volga hydroelectric.

View of the embankment of the Volga.

People on the streets of Volgograd.

People laying wreaths at the monument to the defenders of Stalingrad.

Wreaths at the foot of the monument.

People's faces.

View of the monument.

Roses growing at the monument.

The appeal of US President Roosevelt to the defenders of Stalingrad.

Newsreel 1943: presentation of the defenders of Stalingrad sword from the King of Great Britain, takes a sword and hand SM Budyonny

Presentation combat shield the emperor of Abyssinia.

View shield.

The coat of arms of the English city of Coventry, presented to the defenders of Stalingrad.

Commemorative medal of the defense of Port Said.

Tank on the pedestal on the banks of the Volga.

Members of the French delegation to lay flowers at the monument to the defenders of Stalingrad.

Representatives of North Korea at the monument to the defenders of Stalingrad.

The members of the delegation of Yugoslavia Tito IB laying wreaths at the monument.

The Indian delegation lays a wreath at the monument.

Person J. Nehru.

Map of the Volga.

One of the monuments to the defenders of Stalingrad.

Statue of the worker.

Panorama of the city of Volgograd.


Budyonny Semyon Mikhailovich - commander




Stalingrad Moscow


Spring [825]

Towns and countries; International cooperation