The Battle for the Dnieper River. (1965)

Film-document №6039 1 part, Duration: 0:06:18, Black-white to collection Price category A

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Producer CSDF (RCSDF)
With the participation of

Director: Geleyn I.


The film is about one of the battles of the Great Patriotic War (Soviet people’s participation in World War II in 1941-1945) - battle for the Dnieper River.

Reel №1

The Soviet tanks and aircraft (on tanks flying planes).

Advancing tanks, followed by fleeing soldiers.

Animation: Map shows the front line on the Dnieper River (the second half of September 1943).

Dnepr - LS., PNRM.

On the shore there are Germans.

The trenches are the German soldiers.

German soldier - CU.

Soviet soldiers in the trenches - CU.

The commander of the Voronezh Front, Army General Vatutin a group of officers.

Commander of the Central Front, Gen.

Rokossovsky and others.

Steppe Front commander Colonel General Ivan Konev - CU.

The commander of the Southwestern Front, Army General Malinovsky over the map.

Flying airplanes, bombs fall; bombings.

Fighting artillery - different. (Day, night).

(Start crossing the Dnieper - at sunrise September 22, 1943)

The soldiers pulled the boat to the river in boats floating on rafts.

German planes are flying, exploding bombs.

Soviet fighters flying, falling plane.

Burning a German aircraft on the ground.

Soviet soldiers, force the Dnieper, Lander.

Go on the offensive, running the attack.

Germans fired from guns.

Soviet soldiers are building a pontoon bridge.

Soviet machine gunner shoots.

Shooting guns.

Nurse crawls to the wounded man, who dresses.

German tank.


Come and shoot the Soviet tanks.

Tankers - CU.

Retreat, fleeing German soldiers.

Burning houses in Kiev - LS., PNRM. etc.

Against the background of the destroyed and burning houses advancing Soviet troops.

Ruined Kiev-Pechersk Lavra - LS., PNRM.

Kiev embrace of the Soviet soldiers who liberated the city (6 November 1943).

Rally in the square.

Acts Vatutin.

Plane in Moscow about the liberation of Kiev.