The Khalkhin-Gol River: the Undeclared War. (1984)

Documentary №8942, 2 parts, duration: 0:19:58, black-white
Production: CSDF (RCSDF)
Director:Kochetkov A. S.
Screenwriters:Gurkov G., Kochetkov A. S.
Anouncers:Tatarskiy V.


The film is dedicated to the 45th anniversary of the events taking place at the Khalkhin-Gol River.

Reel №1

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View of the section of the Khalkhin-Gol river (from above).

Views of the steppe in the area of Khalkhin-Gol (top).

The remains of a rifle trench in the steppe.

Part of the track of a broken tank.

The body of a downed tank in a grassy trench.

Broken Soviet tanks in the trenches, grass sprouts through the tanks.

A shell hole in the side of the tank.

Monument to Soviet tankmen who died during the fighting on Khalkhin-Gol.

View of the monument from above.

Japanese jet planes fly through the sky.

Pages of a Japanese history textbook.

Japanese students in the classroom during the lesson.

Newspaper articles in English about Japanese aggression in China.

Newsreel of 1937: Japanese soldiers in Nanking.

Mobilization of Koreans in the Japanese army.

Demonstration in Japan for the return of the Southern Kuril Islands.

Newsreel of the 1930s: Prime Minister Tojo on the podium.

Japan Self-Defense Forces parade.

US President Reagan R. during a meeting with the Prime Minister of Japan.

Newsreel of 1946: view of a part of Tokyo.

A bus for prisoners passes along the street.

The sign of the International Military Tribunal.

The defendants are taken out of the bus.

Tojo gets off the bus.

The defendants enter the courtroom.

Reporters take photos of incoming calls.

General view of the courtroom of the Tribunal.

The judges enter the courtroom.

The judges stand at their seats.

People in the hall are standing.

The defendants take their seats.

Defendants and interpreters wear headphones.

View of the tribunal hall.

Representatives of the prosecution from the USSR sit at the table.

The defendants and the judges watch the newsreel presented as an accusation.

Tojo watches the newsreel.

Tojo speaks from the podium.

Map of "Great Japan".

A student at a Japanese school in the 1930s answers a lesson while standing at his desk.

Kindergarten students during a war game.

A samurai sword in the hands of an officer.

Japanese soldiers in the ranks.

The faces of the soldiers.

A flag with a Nazi swastika is raised on the flagpole.

Hitler greets the troops passing in front of him, and Goering stands next to him.

German soldiers are marching.

Japanese soldiers during the parade.

Tojo greets the troops.

Hitler greets members of the Japanese delegation before signing the Anti-Comintern Pact in 1937.

The representative of Japan signs the pact.

Persons of the judges of the International Tribunal.

Former Manchukuo Emperor Pu-Yi takes the stand to testify.

Representatives of China in the tribunal hall.

Pu-I answers written questions from the judges.

Flags of Manchukuo on the wall of the building.

Pu-Yi leaves the palace.

Rally and demonstration in honor of the union of Germany, Italy, Japan and Manchukuo.

One of the judges of the tribunal looks through the prosecution documents.

Presentation of the documents on the "Tanaka Memorandum" to the prosecution representatives.

View of the Great Wall of China (top).

Japanese soldiers on the streets of Shanghai in 1937.

Cars and rickshaws with Japanese flags.

Japanese soldiers bury civilians alive in the ground.

The face of a Japanese officer.

Soldiers shoot at the windows with a machine gun.

The Soviet border patrol goes along the border.

Speakers speak at a rally against Japanese aggression in the area of Lake Hassan.

People listen to the speakers.

Panorama of the rally part.

Red Army soldiers are building wire fences.

The red flag is flying.

Wire fences on the bank of the Khalkhin-Gol river.

Japanese soldiers cross the river in an inflatable boat.

Japanese troops cross the Khalkhin Gol in May 1939.

Japanese tanks are being transported.

Soviet commanders watch the enemy's actions through a stereo tube.

The machine-gun crew is firing.

The Soviet infantry conducts defensive battles.

Removal of the wounded from the battle.

Komkor Zhukov G. K. studies the combat situation on the map.

An artillery piece is firing.

Red Army soldiers in the trenches.

The earth is blown apart by the explosion.

Artillery duel, shell explosions.

A plane is flying.

Navigator at the sight.

The bombs are flying down.

The crew of a Soviet bomber during the flight.

General view of the battlefield.

Planes fly, bombs explode on the ground.

Burning armored vehicles.

A dead Japanese soldier.


The commanders watch the actions of the air force through binoculars.

Mongolian commanders watch the air battle.

A burning plane crashes.

The pilot descends by parachute.

A Soviet pilot drinks water from a canteen.

A convoy of fuel trucks is moving under the protection of armored vehicles.

A truck passes by.

A column of artillery passes by.

Trucks with infantry go through the steppe.

The cavalry is moving along the road.

There is a column of infantry.

The faces of passing soldiers and commanders.

Tankers repair the tank track.

The loader wipes the projectile.

A tankman cleans the barrel of a tank gun with a banner.

Red Army soldiers dig a trench.

The work of the field printing house.

Recent issues of the newspaper "Heroic Krasnoarmeyskaya".


Hideki Tojo - Japanese statesman and political leader, military leader Adolf Hitler - a German statesman and political figure Hermann Goering - German statesman and political figure Pu-Henry - Chinese statesman and political figure, Emperor of Manchukuo Georgy Zhukov - commander

Calendar: 1930s 1937-1939 1946

Locations: Tokyo [866] Mongolia [147] China [46] Berlin [821] Shanghai [968]

Seasons: Spring [825] Summer [824] Autumn [826]

Reel №2

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Newsreel, 1939: view of the Khalkhin-Gol.

Japanese vantage point on the river bank.

Soviet tanks boost Khalkhin Gol.

Soviet artillery crew firing at the enemy.

The tank is on the attack.

General view of the battle field (above).

Soviet artillery fire.

The explosions of shells on Japanese positions.

Japanese positions, broken Soviet artillery.

Captured Japanese flags.

Broken artillery Japanese.

GK Zhukov and Mongolian Marshal H. Choibalsan during a visit to parts of the Soviet troops.

Choibalsan talks with Soviet leaders.

Face Choibalsan.

Zhukov's face.

The Japanese team funeral brings corpses.

Head funeral team ordered his subordinates.

Handling corpses of Japanese soldiers in the truck.

Passing Japanese truck with corpses of soldiers, the road is the Soviet adjuster.

View the Spasskaya Tower of the Kremlin.

View of the monument to Minin and Pozharsky.

Interior view of Stalin's office in the Kremlin.

Desk Stalin.

Newsreel March 1941: German planes are flying.

The German and Japanese flags in the hands of the people.

Japanese Foreign Minister Matsuoka and Ribbentrop ride in an open car.

The motorcade turns to the Brandenburg Gate.

View the Brandenburg Gate with the Nazi and Japanese flags.

Flying German aircraft.

View the burning of the village (above).

German soldiers are on the streets of the city.

Killed by an old man lying on the sidewalk in a pool of blood.

View of Paris (above).

German troops are located on the Champs Elysees near the Arc de Triomphe in 1940.

German soldiers with the Nazi flag.

Hitler holds a meeting with the generals, standing next to Mussolini.

Hitler considers the card for future military operations.

Berliners greeted Matsuoka.

Matsuoka out of the car, up the porch steps.

Hitler welcomed Matsuoka.

Hitler and Matsuoka emasculate the balcony, greeted the assembled people.

Berliners greeted Hitler and Matsuoka.

Matsuoka, taking off his hat, responds to a greeting.

Matsuoka arrives in the Kremlin in April 1941.

Face IV Stalin V. Molotov Matsuoka and signed by Soviet-Japanese Neutrality Pact.

Molotov, Stalin and Vyshinsky AY after the signing of the pact.

Matsuoka signed the pact.

Powered telegraph.

Newsreel April 1941: Stalin and Matsuoka drink a glass of champagne after signing the pact of neutrality.

Stalin and Matsuoka after the signing of the pact.

Powered telegraph.

Newsreel November 1941: fortifications on the streets of Moscow, passing military trucks.

Trucks with infantry riding on the streets of Moscow.

Passing the cavalry.

There is a ski battalion.

It passes through the tank.

View of the Kremlin (the top).

Japanese bomber navigator looks in sight.

Bombs are flying down.

The bombing of Pearl Harbor.

Diving plane.

Bombs fall.

Burning American ships.

Firefighters extinguish a burning boat ship.

Lying on board the American ship.

View the dock at the International Criminal Tribunal in Tokyo.

General Oshima in the dock.

General Oshima and E. von Kleist during his trip to the region of Stalingrad in 1942.

View of the burning Stalingrad.

Soviet infantry is street fighting in Stalingrad.

The sculptural group of dancing children in the central square of Stalingrad.

The red flag on one of the houses Stalingrad.

Autographs of Soviet soldiers on the columns of the Reichstag in Berlin in 1945.

Soviet soldiers salute fired up.

View of part of the broken buildings of the Imperial Chancellery.

View crushed Hitler's cabinet.

Seeing the Soviet soldiers home.

Soldiers waving goodbye from the car.

People are welcome to train demobilized soldiers waved back.

Those soldiers.

The landscape outside the window of the car.

Soldiers look at the area through which pass.

Galloping horses.

The wheels of the locomotive.

The officer looks through the window of the car.

Galloping horses.

View of the locomotive.

The bird soars in the sky.

View of the Khalkhin-Gol.

The inscription on the monument to Soviet soldiers who died in the Khalkhin-.

Tank on the pedestal of the monument.

Those veterans.

Veterans see photos of the fighting on Khalkhin Gol.

Group photograph of soldiers and commanders during the fighting on Khalkhin Gol.


Georgy Zhukov - commander Choibalsan Horlogiyn - Mongolian politician, military commander Matsuoka Esuke - Japanese statesman and political figure, diplomat Joachim von Ribbentrop - German statesman and political figure, diplomat Adolf Hitler - a German statesman and political figure Stalin Stalin - statesman and political figure [842] Vyacheslav Molotov - statesman and political figure Andrei Vyshinsky Yanuarevich - statesman and politician, lawyer Hirose Oshima - Japanese military commander, diplomat Ewald von Kleist - a German commander

Calendar: 1939 1940 03.1941-12.1941 1942 1945

Locations: Mongolia [147] Moscow [820] Berlin [821] Tokyo [866] Stalingrad [947] Paris [850] USA [851]

Seasons: Spring [825] Summer [824] Autumn [826] Winter [823]

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