№ 9 Battle for the Caucasus[The Unknown War] (1979)

Documentary №8193, 6 parts, duration: 0:48:23
Production: CSDF (RCSDF)
With the participation of: Ejr Tajm Internejshnl
Director:Firsova D.
Screenwriters:Itskov I., Karmen R., Slavin K.
Composers:Geviksman V.
Anouncers:Lanovoy V.
Text authors:Firsova D.


The film tells about the battle for the Caucasus during World War 2.

Temporary description:

1 hour - refinery. Street fighting in Rostov. Landscape with the Caucasian mountains. Seeing men in the front. German crossing of the Don. 2 hours - Lights oil in Maikop. Deutsche mountains moving vehicle. Sunken ships in Sevastopol. Sailors leave the ship. Brezhnev membership card gives the soldier. Printed Front newspaper. General Seal. Militias receive arms. 3 hours - Refugees in Pyatigorsk. Moat with the executed civilians. Soviet climbers ascend Mount Elbrus and set a flag. Gen. civilians. 4 hours - the passage of Soviet commanders, among them Brezhnev. Life of the Soviet soldiers. The Germans were loaded onto barges. 5 hour - Before leaving on a mission the soldiers let their awards, and documents. General Lisselidze with members of staff. Admiral bachelors. Long-range guns firing at Novorossiysk. Landing. Residents met with Soviet soldiers returned to the city, carry belongings. 6 hours - Soviet troops storm the villages. Killed by the Germans. Ships in the port of Novorossiysk.

Reel №1

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B. Lancaster says on the shore of the bay Tsemess (simultaneously in English.


Black Sea.

Newsreel - Meeting at Hitler's headquarters.

Anti-aircraft gunner in the oil rig, on a tower lift balloon.

Passing a column of German motorcyclists, moving map German German advance into the Caucasus.

Street fighting in Rostov-on-Don.

Caucasus Mountains, the village in the mountains.

Woman hits the bell.

Pass militia.

Men say goodbye to their families.

Train departs from the station to the soldiers.

Construction of defensive structures in the Caucasus, the roll on a mountain road.

German troops cross the Don.

Soviet firing guns.

Commander reads the order № 227 of the National Commissioner.

Listen to the men.

Moments tank combat.


Reel №2

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Newsreel - The battle on the streets.


Pass the German soldiers.

Burning oil in Maikop.

German soldiers at rest.

The population of the Caucasus at the meetings.

Listen to the military, the elders.

Acts commander.

Alpine and motorized units of the German forces in the foothills of the Caucasus Mountains.

Residents of villages leave the house.

Soviet troops on the march in the mountains.

Soldiers dragged guns, horse falls, loaded shells.

German alpine arrows in the mountains.

Moment of the battle in the mountains.

Elbrus, the German flag at the top.



Sunken ships in the harbor.

Sailors leave the ship.

Sailors say goodbye, waving his cap.

Push off the boat.

Lighthouse in Novorossiisk Bay.

Shoot the German guns.

German foot knocks the door of the shed.

Moment of the battle in the streets of Novorossiysk.

Retreating German soldiers.

Ruined city.

Admission to the party of soldiers.

Photo - Brezhnev gives membership card.

Fight in Tuapse.

Frontline works typography.

Newspapers in Georgian.

Soviet soldiers in liberated Caucasian village.

Georgians and dancing old girl, laughing soldiers.

Burning oil tanks exploded in Maikop.

The defense was

Ordzhonikidze - command post, General Tyulenev.

Militias receive weapons.

The inscription on the wall: "Not one step back."

Shoot "Katyusha", artillery.

The Soviet tanks and infantry.

Wounded bandaged head.


Reel №3

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Newsreel - Military Moscow.

Monument to Minin and Pozharsky, the Kremlin.

Meeting dedicated to the 25th anniversary of the October Revolution.

Stalin stands, applauding the participants.

Broken German technology in the area of


Soviet counter-offensive at Stalingrad.

Residents returned to Pyatigorsk liberated city.

Pianist playing in the street.

Soldiers talk with residents.

The guerrillas returned to their homes.

Ruined factory.

Shooting a ditch with civilians, women cry.

Residents of Rostov-on-Don met Soviet soldiers who liberated the city.

Raising the Soviet flag on the top of Mount Elbrus.

Soldiers and women listen to the gramophone.

Residents of the ashes.

People bake bread in the open air by the burning houses passing tractor.

North bread.

The fighting in the Kuban bridgehead.


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Newsreel - fighting on the outskirts of Novorossiysk on the beachhead "Malaya Zemlya".

Luftwaffe planes bombed Malaya Zemlya.

Shoot the German guns.

Pass the Soviet commanders, including Leonid Brezhnev.

Photo by L. Brezhnev commanders.

Artillery positions in Malaya Zemlya.

Soldiers dragged on trench boxes of ammunition, dig.

Working girl-signaller.

Photographs of soldiers, defenders of Malaya Zemlya.

20 April 1943. - The celebration of the Berlin Philharmonic Hitler's birthday.

Kuban air battle - moments of air combat, flaming German planes flying Soviet aircraft.

Headquarters 18th Airborne Army, led by General Lesilidze.

Are members of the staff, get in the car.

Soviet tanks across water line.

Residents liberated Crimean station meet the Soviet soldiers.

German troops were preparing to attack in the region of Kuban - the Germans loaded gun on a barge, pulling a cart, gun, pulls train with soldiers.


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Newsreel - Soldiers scouts pass membership cards and military awards before leaving on a mission.

Gunners and paratroopers on board.

Representatives of the Supreme Marshal Timoshenko and General Petrov.

General Leselidze with members of staff.

Freeze frame: Leonid Brezhnev to members of staff.

Soldiers listen to the accordion on vacation.

Barge with Soviet paratroopers out to sea.

Gunners preparing gun.

Admiral bachelor with a group of soldiers.

Sturm Novorossiysk - Commander gives the command "Fire!" Shoot long-range guns.

Burning city.

Soviet boats with troops in Tsemesskaya bay landing.

Moments of battle.

Attack of the Soviet soldiers.

Soviet soldiers are hoisting the flag.

Cheering sailors.

German soldiers surrendering.

Broken German technology, the German fortifications in Novorossiysk.

Soviet troops are freed Novorossiysk.

Ruined city.

The Soviet tanks.

Traffic controller in the index.


Reel №6

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Newsreel - Soviet planes in the air.

German composition on sidings at the pier.

Soldiers loaded barge.

German soldiers loaded cradle monorail.

From the tower German observer signal "alarm."

German planes dropped bombs.

German cars in the ditch beside the road.

Attack of Soviet tanks.

Tanks enter the ruined village, soldiers shed their swastika.

German corpses in the water.

Frustrated by a German ship, destroyed barbed wire.

The population welcomed the Soviet troops.

Photographs of soldiers, commanders and political workers.

Photo - Brezhnev commanders.



Novorossiysk (coming from boats).

The sailors on the boat.

Brezhnev on the boat.

Panorama from the shore looking Leonid Brezhnev.

Story of the sailors on the deck of a warship.

Lighthouse, ships.

Ships in the port of Novorossiysk.


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