Orlov's Soldiers.. (1985)

Film-document №9097 3 parts, Duration: 0:29:26 to collection Price category A

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Producer CSDF (RCSDF)

Director: Sergienko R.

Script writers: Grigoreva R.

Operators: Epifanov G.

Composers: Kromskiy K.

Anouncers: Nevzorov B.


About the legendary fate of the Orlovs family, who showed the example of absolute fidelity to their Motherland during the Civil War(a multi-sided conflict that took place within the borders of the former Russian Empire following the collapse of the Russian Provisional Government and the Bolshevik takeover of Petrograd in 1918-1922) and the Great Patriotic War (Soviet people's participation in World War II in 1941-1945).

Generals and war heroes


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1 hour - Tank - a gift to soldiers from MI Orlova (monument). 1.3 hours - Family History Orlov. F. M. Orlov - the storming of the Winter Party and the Civil War. The train with the soldiers before being sent to the front. Voroshilov, and Stalin on the tribune of the Mausoleum. 2 hours - Record of volunteers to the front. The bombing, fires. Military Moscow. 3 hours - Transmission tank soldiers.

Reel №1

The Branderburg Gates in the city of Berlin.

The monument - the tank with the inscription "Motherland”.

The memorial tablet with the inscription on the pedestal: “Progressive humanity will always honour the memory of the Soviet Soldiers who sacrificed their lives to save the world from fascism”.

The guard of honour of Soviet and German soldiers.

The inscription on the monument: “Motherland.

The present to soldiers from M. I. Orlova”.

The pictures of Maria Iosiphovna Orlova when she was young.

Newsreel of 1914-1918.

People are at the carriages; explosions; soldiers are running; a cemetery.

The Peace Decree (in the newspaper).

The meeting in the square in 1917.

A picture of the former non-commissioned officer, the Vyborgsky Red Guard Detachment Commander Fyodor Michaylovich Orlov.

The picture of the Orlovs’ children: Vladimir, Evgenya, Maria and Vasily (in their childhood).

A picture of F. M. Orlov during the Civil War.

The echelons before going to the front; boarding the train; people are on the roof of the train, echelons are going.

The cavalry is galloping.

The pages of the newspaper “Krasnaya Zvezda” [“Red Star”].

A panorama of the picture of the Military Parade of the Soviet Army in the city of Kharkov in 1920 (F. M. Orlov running the Parade).

A demonstration, people are going with banners.

A panorama of a picture of F. M. Orlov with his fellows; with his son Vasya.

Soviet guerrilla warrior card issued to M. I. Orlova.

The Orlovs’ family pictures.

A panorama of the Certificate of Merit.

Vladimir Orlov’s letters with drawings.

Newsreel of the 30-s:

The Soviet state and military leader K.E. Voroshilov is at the Holiday Demonstration.

Children are walking along the Red Square.

Joseph Stalin is at the Lenin Mausoleum tribune.

The demonstration in the Red Square.

The women pilots are at the parade.

Planes are flying.

Tanks are going.

A picture of the Orlovs’ children.

Reel №2

Newsreel of 1941-1945.

The planes are in the sky; the bombs are falling down.

A panorama of the former Army Commander and veteran of the Russian-Japanese War, World War I and the Civil War F. M. Orlov’s application for enlisting in the Soviet Army.

The letter from the People’s Committee of Defence to F. M. Orlov.

The enrolment of volunteers in the Army; distribution of weapons.

A military wagon train is running (winter).

The soldiers are going.

The pictures (at the front and others) of the Rifle Division Commander, chevalier of many orders F. M. Orlov.

A picture of the woman pilot of the air regiment under the command of Marina Raskova [a Soviet woman pilot, heroine of the Great Patriotic War] Maria Orlova.

A picture of the Tank Battalion Commander Vasily Orlov.

The commendation list.

A picture of Vladimir Orlov who fought in the volunteer corps; the notification of V. Orlov's death.

Newsreel of 1941-1945.

The people are running, a house is going to ruin, the fire is being extinguished.

People with sledges are going along the streets of the besieged Leningrad, they are falling down.

A picture of the tank brigade soldier Evgeny Orlov; E. Orlov's identity card.

Newsreel of 1941-1945.

The city of Moscow.

Pedestrians in the streets, posters on the walls; antitank "hedgehogs", a tank is going along the street and the Pushkin Square.

The battles for the town of Rzhev: tanks are going, soldiers are running (winter).

The snow-covered battle field.

The tank column “Moskva” [“Moscow”], built for the Moscow citizens’ funds.

The Tank Brigade Commander Lieutenant Colonel Vasily Orlov is receiving the column from the delegation of the Moscow residents comprising V. Orlov's wife N. V. Popova – the First Secretary of the Krasnopresnensky District Committee of the Communist Party.

Explosions, “Katyusha” cannons are firing.

A shot from the pistol.

The tanks are going.

1943, battles near the village of Chernogryazka: tanks are firing; the battle.

A tank is on fire.

A plane is in the sky.

A picture of V. Orlov with his wife and his sister Maria.

The Order of the Supreme Allied Commander is in the newspaper.

The street named after V. Orlov in the town of Shpola (Ukranian Soviet Socialist Republic), the road sign, the houses.

A panorama of the road sign with the inscription "Zvenigorodka” [“Girl from the town of Zvenigorod”].

Newsreel of 1941-1945.

The Korsun-Shevchenko Battle: tanks are running, the battlefield.

A picture of Orlov in the newspaper and the report about his awarding.

The American Order of Legion of Honour awarded to V. Orlov, and commendation list.

Reel №3

Photo by M. Orlov and his son Basil - MS., CU.

Newsreel 1941-1945.:

Removal of the banner in a tank brigade.

People at the tanks.

Women's Anti-Fascist rally in the Tchaikovsky Hall, the Bureau, the audience in the hall.

N. Popova on the podium.

Receipt MI Orlova made to the savings bank funds for the construction of the tank - CU.

Personal arms Fyodor Orlov - MS., PNRM.

Letter Stalin MI Orlova - CU.

Newsreel 1941-1945.:

The crew of a tank brigade of the 6th Guards Mechanized Corps of the tank, built by MI Orlova, tank pulls.

Poland's liberation: the Soviet soldiers ride on a truck, and road traffic, the river Oder.

Colonel General Lelyushenko with soldiers on the banks of the Oder, the Hero of the Soviet Union Corps Commander VF Orlov at the car.

Photo: V. Orlov and other military photos - MS.

Letter Orlova wife - MS.

Photo: V. Orlov and his wife, photographs and burial tombs VF Orlova - different.

Tank battle in Germany.

The fighting in Berlin.

Drove a tank labeled "Motherland", built by the MI Orlova.

Firework display in Moscow on Victory Day (evening), the people in Red Square.

Monument-tank "Motherland" in Berlin with light (evening).

Officer of the Order of the Patriotic War, first-degree MI Orlova with children: Lt.

Maria Fyodorovna and a reserve officer, Captain Evgeny Fedorovich.

Photo: Mikoyan presents award MI Orlova.

Photo: M. Orlov, N. Popova - MS.


Hero of the Soviet Union, commander of the 17th Brigade of the 6th Guards Mechanized Corps, LD Churilov congratulates M. Orlov.

Photo: The crew of "Motherland" at the tank.

Map of the environs of Berlin.

GDR: Shtefansdorfa street in Berlin - MS., PNRM.

Rally on the eve of the 40th anniversary of victory over fascism: students in the square in front of the school named Vasily Orlov - LS., PNRM.

The inscription on the school - CU.

Serves the principal (simultaneously in German) - MS.

Are students with banners - MS., PNRM.

Standing Soviet soldiers - MS.

Monument to the Hero of the Soviet Union, Guards Colonel Vasily Orlov - LS.

German students lay flowers at the monument - MS., CU., PNRM.

Parade May 9, 1985 on Red Square in Moscow, are tanks - LS., MS., PNRM.