Manchuria, August 1945 (1985)

Documentary №9054, 3 parts, duration: 0:28:00, black-white
Production: CSDF (RCSDF)
Director:Grigorev I., Grigorev I.
Screenwriters:Grigorev I.
Camera operators:Levenberg M., Orlov U.
Anouncers:Kolychev U.


On the defeat of the Japanese Quantung Army in 1945, on the liberation of the People's Republic of China and other South-East Asian countries from the Japanese agressors.

Temporary description:

By the 40-fly victory over the Germanic fascism and Japanese militarism. Liberation Mission of the Soviet people in the Far East, the final stage of World War II. Monuments World War II in Vienna, Plovdiv, Berlin and other cities, is a train with soldiers in the Far East. Yalta Conference, Potsdam Conference. Military action of the Japanese in Manchuria, China, Southeast Asia, the transition of Soviet troops through the Gobi desert and Hingan; defeat of the Kwantung Army, arrest, Henry Pu-i, the signing of an instrument of surrender of Japan, the atomic bombing of Hiroshima.

Reel №1

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Monuments to Soviet soldiers, soldier-liberator in Vienna - LS., MS.; Hungary - MS. PNRM.; Plovdiv - MS.; Berlin - MS.

Mass graves - LS., MS. PNRM.

Newsreel 1945:

The Yalta Conference.

Churchill arrived at the conference - MS., CU.; Roosevelt - MS.

Conference participants at the round table talks - LS.; Stalin - MS.; Roosevelt - MS.

Soldiers return home: are soldiers around tier - LS.

Soldiers dance - MS. PNRM.

Hug a girl in uniform - MS.

Moving train with soldiers - PNRM., MS.

Old soldier - CU.

Newsreel 30's.:


People dig the earth - LS. PNRM.

Artillery attack: explosions - LS.

Women sitting in the shelter, well, look at the sky - MS.

Flying bombs - LS.

Japanese Army: Soldiers holding national flags, exulting, arms raised up - LS., MS.

Corpse on the street - MS.; Lying wounded - MS.

Carry a stretcher with the victims of the bombing of a man - MS. PNRM.

Carry a child in a makeshift cradle - MS. PNRM.

Photo 30-40s: the Soviet military experts pilots in China - MS.

Photo Kalyagina in uniform - CU.

Interviewed Lt.


AJ Kalyagin (synchronous) - MS.

Newsreel 30's.:

From the boat landing of Japanese troops landed - MS. PNRM.

According to the city are Japanese tanks - MS.

Japanese soldiers are on a city street - MS.

Japanese soldiers held the gun - MS.

Flying airplanes - LS.

Animation: map of China - MS.

Newsreel 30's.:

Kamikaze pilots in the air, the plane crashed into the boat - LS.; Into the structure - LS.; In ship - LS.

Sinking ship - MS.

Pass the Japanese pilots - MS. PNRM.

Japanese plane sits on the ship and crashes - MS.

The plane flew over the ship and falls into the sea - MS.

Chaplain leaned over the wounded - MS.

Newsreel 1945:

The Brandenburg Gate in Berlin - LS.

Cost Soviet-controller - MS.


Street portraits of heads of government of the Soviet Union, UK, USA - LS.

Participants of the Potsdam Conference Roundtable - LS.

Are Truman, Stalin and Churchill - MS.

Newsreel 1942:

German army at Stalingrad - MS. PNRM.

The movement of Japanese troops watch officer and German officers - CU., MS.

Japanese and German officers shake hands - MS.

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

The construction of fortified border with the Soviet Union, there is a train with the Chinese - MS.

Man crushes stone - MS.

Workers loaded trucks - MS.

Japanese soldiers put telephone poles - MS.

Japanese building - MS. PNRM.

Newsreel of the 40-ies.:

Military exercises of the Japanese troops in the winter: Build Japanese soldiers in the form of winter - LS. PNRM.

Japanese soldiers on skis - LS.

Soldiers go through the snow - MS.; Riding tanks - LS.

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

Flying aircraft over the airfield - LS. PNRM.

Drove Japanese gun - MS.

Japanese soldiers wash in the bath - MS.; Japanese soldiers in the barracks - MS.


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Newsreel 1945:

China: is the Soviet infantry - LS. PNRM.

Aircraft at the airport - MS.

Photos Soviet Ambassador to Japan J. Malik - CU.

Newsreel 1945:

Japan: The flag of the USSR - MS.

From the Soviet embassy goes J. Malik, gets in the car - MS.

From the front of the gate leaves car - LS.

Atomic explosion (Hiroshima), clubs nuclear dust - MS.

Destroyed Hiroshima - LS.

Newsreel 1945:


Running the printing press - MS.

"Pravda" with a government report - MS.

Photo Japanese Prime Minister Suzuki - MS.

Newsreel 1945:

At the table, the Marshal of the USSR A. Wasilewski with other officers to discuss a plan of military action - MS.

Photo by A. Wasilewski - MS.

Animation: map of China - MS.

Newsreel 1945:

Commander of the Far Eastern Front, Marshal I KA Meretskov sits in the plane - MS.

Newsreel 1945:


The taiga are tanks - MS.

The clearing runs deer - MS.

Japanese soldiers fired from an artillery piece - MS.

Explosions - MS.

The Soviet soldiers are wounded - MS.

Nurse makes dressing wounded - MS.

Shoot the Soviet long-range weapons "Katyusha» - LS., MS. PNRM.

Moment of the battle: fleeing soldiers, explosions, aircraft are at low level flight - LS., MS.

Photo: Commander II-First Far Eastern Front, Army Purkayev - MS.

Newsreel 1945:

Sailing boat on the river - LS.

On the deck - a signalman with flags - MS.

With the boat shoots "Katyusha» - LS.

The landing of the Soviet troops from the boat - MS.

Moment of the battle: the Japanese soldiers climb into the attack - MS. PNRM.

The aircraft machine gun firing at troops - MS.

Blown up bridge - LS., MS.

Soviet troops crossing on a pontoon bridge - LS.

Officer talking on the field telephone - MS.

Shooting from the plane: the floods - LS. PNRM.

Marshland formed by the soldiers pushed the car - MS.

Stalled tank - MS.

Soldiers to their waists in water pulling a gun - MS.

The commander of the Transbaikal Front, Marshal R. Malinovsky with other officers to discuss a plan of military action - MS.

Xing'an Mountains.

Soviet soldiers take to the mountains - LS., MS.

Horses pulling a train of gun, hard to climb the mountain - MS.

The soldier manages horses - MS.


Follows the movement of troops, General Pliev and Marshal Choibalsan Mongolian People's Republic - MS.

The Gobi Desert move mechanized cavalry troops - MS.

Passing carts with baggage - MS., Machine with a barrel of water - MS.

The soldiers are pushing the cart - MS. PNRM.

Galloping horse - LS. PNRM.

Are tanks, planes fly over them - LS. PNRM.

Photo: Emperor Hirohito of Japan - MS.

Newsreel 1945:

On the way are Japanese tanks - MS.

Flying airplanes - LS.; Dropping bombs - CU.

Explosion - CU.

Soviet tanks are on the railway embankment - LS. PNRM.

The soldiers pushed the gun - MS.

Moment of the battle: the Japanese soldier throws a grenade under the tank - LS.

Infantry running the tank - MS. PNRM.

Japanese soldiers firing machine guns - MS.; Popping up out of the trench to attack - MS.

Japanese soldiers killed - MS.

Aerodrome: the aircraft are Soviet paratroopers volunteers - MS.


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Newsreel 1945:


On one of those captured by Soviet paratroopers landing aircraft airfields unmarked - LS. PNRM.

For aircraft fleeing armed paratroopers - LS. PNRM.

Out of the plane Manchurian emperor Henry Pu Yi - CU.

Pu Yi is talking to the Soviet officer - MS.


Signed the surrender of Japanese officers acts get in the car - MS.

Soviet soldiers breaking into the house door - MS. PNRM.; Derive from the house to shoot from the windows Japanese - MS. PNRM.

Soviet troops pushed Japanese machine - MS. PNRM.

Japanese soldiers held captive - MS.

Temporary camp for prisoners of war: on the ground sitting Japanese soldiers - MS.

Photo: Japanese prisoners of war - MS. PNRM.

Photo: Artillery Marshal VI Cossack is standing with a group of Soviet officers - MS.

VI Cossack talks about the transfer of the Soviet government to the Chinese authorities of Soviet weapons (synchronous) - CU.

Photo: submitted tanks - MS.

Guns - MS.

Rifles and trucks with cargo - MS.


Chinese citizens on the streets of Beijing to welcome the incoming city People's Liberation Army of China - MS., CU. PNRM.

Mao Zedong shaking hands with people - MS.

Passing tanks, anti-aircraft guns with Chinese soldiers - LS., MS.

Armored car rides - MS. PNRM.

Newsreel 1949:


Chinese citizens march on a city street - LS., MS.

On the podium - Mao Zedong - MS.

The people welcomed the PRC government - LS., MS.

Photo: Soviet officers about liberated from Japanese captivity of American soldiers - MS.

Newsreel 1945:

Battleship "Missouri» - LS.

On the bank of the table representatives of the belligerents signed the capitulation of Japan - MS., LS.

On stage dancing Soviet soldiers - MS.

The audience - representatives of the Allied Powers applauded - LS., PNRM.

Photo: the graves of Soviet soldiers - MS. PNRM.

Newsreel 1945:

Banner stand about Soviet soldiers on bended knee - MS.

Faces of the soldiers - CU.


On the streets of the city are Soviet soldiers - liberators - MS.

Soldier goes on a motorcycle - MS.; In a wheelchair - Officer - MS.

The people welcomed the troops - MS.

Korean woman pin bow on the soldier's tunic - MS.

Passing train with machines - MS. PNRM.

Soldiers waving their hands out of the train - MS. PNRM.

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