The History Lesson.. (1970)

Film-document №6933 3 parts, Duration: 0:24:52, Black-white to collection Price category A

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Producer CSDF (RCSDF)

Director: Zarkhi A.

Script writers: Belikov V., Zarkhi A.


The film about Japan's paticipation in in the 2nd World War.(1939-1945).

Temporary description

Japanese planes bombed the U.S. naval base at Pearl Harbor (7. 12. 1941). The landing of Japanese troops in Southeast Asia. Map with the designation of countries occupied by Japan. Ruined Berlin. Victory Banner over the Reichstag. Keitel, Zhukov signed the capitulation of Germany (May 8, 1945). Participants of the Potsdam conference: "Stalin, VM Molotov, A. Vyshinsky and others (July-August 1945). Fighting the Soviet Army and the Mongolian People's Army against Japan. They shoot guns, explosions, infantry attacks, tank attack. Japanese kamikaze pilots fly on a mission. Residents of liberation of the Chinese cities met the Soviet soldiers. Captured Japanese soldiers smashed the Kwantung Army. The signing of the act of unconditional surrender of Japan aboard the U.S. battleship Missouri in Tokyo Bay (2. 11. 1945). The act of surrender signed by the representatives of the USSR, the USA and Japan. American military bases in Japan. American aircraft bombed the territory of Vietnam. Rallies, demonstrations of Japanese workers against the US-Japanese military alliance. The strike of employees of the Tokyo subway. Japanese visitors to the Soviet pavilion at the World Fair in Osaka.

Reel №1

Newsreel 1945:

Ruined Berlin in smoke of fires - PNRM.

Soviet soldiers run to the Reichstag, climb onto the roof of the building and there are hoisting the Soviet flag.

Victory Banner over the Reichstag, hoisted April 30, 1945 - LS.

The building, which was signed the unconditional surrender of Germany May 8, 1945.

The signing of the act of unconditional surrender of Germany - a document signed by Marshal Keitel.

Act signed by Marshal of the Soviet Union Georgy Beetles.

Victory Salute in Moscow - LS.

Lights lit fireworks girl's face - CU.

Newsreel of the 30's and 40's.:


Japanese Foreign Minister Matsuako Hitler greet the audience from the balcony on the square in front of the building.

Hitler was on the podium, having extended his hand forward, welcomes marching soldiers.

German soldiers marching.

In Rome, Mussolini from the balcony welcomes soldiers.

Italian soldiers marching.

In Tokyo Hirihito welcomes gathered in the square.

Crowd waving flags answers welcome.

Animation: map of the U.S. military base at Pearl Harbor, in which the 7 December 1945 Japanese attack, the war in the Pacific.

Newsreel of the 30's and 40's.:

Battle group of Japanese military aircraft flying to the U.S. base at Pearl Harbor and bombing it from the air - PNRM.

Earth, taken from airplanes - LS.

Japanese military pilot in the cockpit - CU.

Hand in glove pilot presses the lever to drain the bomb - MS.

Powerful explosions on the ground.

Japanese military troops sent by sea to the coast of South-East Asia.

Pass without a fight Japanese tanks.

Animation: A map indicating the area was conquered by Japan: Philippine Islands, the Dutch East Indies, Burma, Indonesia, Singapore and China, against which Japan led predatory war in 1937.

Newsreel of the 30's and 40's.:

Shop military factories in Japan, where the manufactured weapons for the army.

Japan's industrial landscapes and lots of smoking pipes - LS., PNRM. the top point.

Japanese stock exchange building - LS., MS.

The sale of shares on the exchange.

Japanese flying military aircraft.

Powerful Japanese ships of the Navy - MS.

Marching armed Japanese soldiers.

Japanese kids playing war game, study military science in the 5-7-year-old.

Marching Japanese children eight years of age.

Marching Japanese boy ten years old.

Japanese youths 16 years, 18 years marching with arms in hand, to teach techniques of unarmed combat.

20-year-old Japanese soldier, ready to go into battle - CU.

Japanese soldiers marching.

Japanese troops and weapons, place in the occupied territories of Manchuria and Korea, and is ready to act against the Soviet Union in the event of our failure in the battles with the Nazi Nazis at Stalingrad.

Burning Stalingrad - PNRM. from the Volga, LS.

Street fighting in Stalingrad.

Soviet troops discourage Nazi invaders street, at home.

The meeting at the headquarters of the Japanese army.

Flags of countries participating in the Potsdam Conference of the USSR, the USA, the UK, at the meeting of the Potsdam Palace - MS.

In the hall, at the round table there are flags of the USSR, Britain and the U.S. - LS.

In the guard at the building are soldiers of the Soviet Army, the U.S. and Britain.

Newsreel 1945:

Potsdam meeting participants - leaders of the three powers: IV Stalin, Churchill, Truman (label darkened) round table.

Flags of the States Parties of the Yalta Conference in 1945 - the USSR, the USA and England.

The national flag of the Soviet Union - CU.

Newsreel 1945:

The Soviet ambassador in Tokyo Yakov Malik goes out of its embassy Japanese government to declare a state of war between the USSR and Japan.

Open and close the iron gates of the Soviet embassy in Tokyo, drawing gate inscribed letters "USSR» - CU.

Newspapers from August 1945 to the statement of the Soviet Government to the Government of Japan to declare war.

Newsreel 1945:

Offensive of the Soviet Army in the Far East, which started on the night of August 9 - explosions of shells, volleys of "Katyusha", shooting guns on the ground, shooting guns from the boards of Soviet ships.

Soviet military aircraft flying.

Bombs explosions in Manchuria and Korea in the areas of military fortifications Japanese army.

Shattered concrete Japanese bastions - PNRM., LS., MS.

Animation: Plan (map) defeat of the Japanese forces, developed by the Soviet command.

Newsreel 1945:

Area of ​​military operations against the Soviet Army million Kwantung Army - PNRM. from the plane.

Soviet soldiers trafficked arms to new fighting positions for combat with the Japanese army - guns, tanks and other military hardware - PNRM. from aircraft and other points.

Infantry goes on the attack.

Soviet soldiers in the occupied their village.

Is fighting artillery - different.

Aircraft bombed enemy positions.

Explosions in the location of the Japanese troops.

Soviet artillery in guns, fighting.

Reel №2

Newsreel 1945:

Soviet troops in difficult mountainous terrain advancing deep into Manchuria, Japan torn away from China - are the cavalry, tanks on narrow mountain roads - several different plans.

Pass part of the Mongolian People's Revolutionary Army, serving with the Soviet Army - go horse cavalry, camel carts.

Mongol army commander, Marshal Choibalsan among other commanders on a crossing pass through Grand kincana.

Soviet soldiers using ropes pulled military equipment, tools uphill and steep downhill slopes in the mountains.

Pacific Fleet warships are fighting for the liberation of Korea - Various.

Lights Korean city that has been transformed by the Japanese in the support unit - PRN. Sweat city fire from the ships.

Soviet units are street battles with the Japanese invaders to liberate the Korean city.

The combat area dragged dragged the wounded.

Nurse bandaging a wounded soldier on the firing line.

Soviet soldiers storming a hill - a hill firing of guns, machine guns, infantry attack.

Due to an explosion on the hill.

Japanese soldiers surrendering.

The Soviet soldiers are hoisting the flag on the hill above the liberated city.

Waving the Soviet flag on the hill - MS.

Sending to fight kamikaze pilots - before flying suicide pilots presented a stack of sake and a bouquet of flowers.

Kamikaze takes vodka with flowers sits on the plane.

Instructor admonishes bomber pilot in the cockpit.

Plane takes off.

Japanese plane piloted by a suicide bomber, shot down with the ship explodes in the air.

Explode and fall down other aircraft bombers.

Anti-aircraft artillery fires aircraft from the spacecraft.

The Soviet soldiers at the enemy - the advancing infantry, artillery works - different.

Advancing Soviet aircraft, planes drop bombs on enemy positions.

Comes the cavalry, armored units.

Soviet soldiers in the tank enter the liberation of the Chinese city, residents enthusiastically greeted the liberators - different.

Remnants of the defeated the Kwantung Army, which ceased to fight on the orders of Chief of the Army General Yamada August 17, 1945

Soldiers and officers are sitting on the ground, are captured on the road.

Tokyo Bay - LS. PNRM.

Ships in the Bay - LS., MS.

Aboard the battleship "Missouri" rises, Japanese Foreign Minister Shigemitsu.

Signing the act of unconditional surrender aboard the battleship "Missouri" September 2, 1945, a document signed by Shigemitsu, a U.S. Lieutenant General Derevianko.

Shigemitsu leaves the ship after the signing of the surrender.

Statue of Liberty in New York - PNRM., Hitting.

Pentagon - LS. (Top point).

Animation: map of the location of U.S. military bases in Japan (hitting).

U.S. military base in Japan - LS. PNRM.

PNRM. the territory of other U.S. military bases in Japan - LS.

Atomic explosion in Hiroshima - LS. (Top point).

PNRM. the ruined city after the American atomic bomb - LS.

Reel №3

The gates of the U.S. military bases in Japan with a banner, "Welcome!» - CU.

American submarines based on the Japan coast.

American soldiers on a submarine, located at the base.

U.S. military aircraft at the air base in Japan.

Soldiers load bombs on planes before flying to Indochina.

American bombers take to the air from an air base in Japan, heading for Indochina.

Planes from the American brand drop bombs on the ground in Indochina.

Bombs rain fall from the aircraft - LS.

Explosions and flash fires on the ground in Indochina (the top point and bottom).

Vietnamese women with children in their arms in horror fleeing the bombing.

Crying in despair Japanese woman, driven from their ancestral lands allotted for the U.S. military base.

Japanese desperately looking for Americans who had occupied their land.

American scores in the ground count on a site designated under the base - LS.

Hands of an American soldier with a whip - CU.

The Americans beat the Japanese residents who opposed the military bases on their soil.

Military training of men and women in Japan, which is held contrary to the warlords postwar constitution, which prohibits Japan to prepare for war and to rearm: marching detachment of women in uniform.

Military parade of the Japanese armed forces - held rockets and powerful tanks, artillery, self-propelled guns.

Launching a new warship equipped with missiles.

Massive popular demonstrations in Japan against the US-Japan military alliance against the revival of militarism and revanchism - the demonstrators with anti-war slogans through the streets, shouting their demands.

Police disperse protesters, beating them with clubs, arrested by force pushed into a car.

A cameraman with the device in hand, knocked down, lying on the sidewalk.

The demonstrators dispersed powerful jets of water from fire hoses.

On the pavement lay battered Japanese.

The deserted streets of the city during the strike of workers in Japan.

Are the trains in the depot during the strike on the railroad.

Strike of the metro, there are train stations deserted.

Japan gave a demonstration of workers for economic and political rights - demonstrators carrying placards.

At the World Expo in Osaka Japanese with interest examining the Soviet pavilion.

In the Soviet pavilion shown footage of the VI Lenin.

Japanese girl looks at the screen - CU.

Japanese guests in Moscow, at the hotel "Ukraine".

Japanese sales representatives in Moscow (in the office).

Plaque with the name of the Japanese company - CU.

Japanese solemnly escorted to the way the ship was built for the Soviet Union - LS., MS., PNRM., LS.

Gulls hovering over the waves - MS., LS.