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FOOTAGE number
FLM3738446
Title
Red Army fights to liberate Eastern Europe, scenes of the destruction of Warsaw, January 1945
Description
Poland: Soviet army invading Eastern Europe, fights for the liberation of Warsaw, cannons firing, bomb blasts, explosions, map of liberation of Warsaw, setting up flag for the liberation of Warsaw on January 17, Russian and Polish soldiers kissing, allied soldiers standing at attention at the flagpole, vs CUs on soldiers by flag (liberation of Warsaw, from January 14 to January 17, 1945). Destruction of Warsaw (Poland), aftermath, several buildings in ruins, the city has been reduced to a pile of rubble : university, theatre, Queen Palace, sign "Adolf Hitler Platz", tram / streetcar with sign "for Germans only", pedestal of the monument to Copernic, destroyed buildings where lived Tadeusz Kosciuszka and Frederic Chopin, commemorative plaques on wall, polish painter Edmund Kanewski (?) sitting on the ground w/ his few belongings after he returned from his time in hiding and found his home in ruins.
Date
1945 (C20th)
Credit
Film Images / Bridgeman Images
Aspect ratio
4:3
Duration
161.9s
Frame rate
25 fps
Dimensions
720 x 576
Keywords
  • 1940s
  • 20th century
  • 40s
  • adolf hitler platz
  • advance
  • advancing
  • architecture
  • archival
  • archive
  • artillery
  • battle
  • battlefront
  • black and white
  • bomb damage
  • building
  • buildings
  • bw
  • c20
  • c20th
  • capital city
  • celebrating
  • celebration
  • city
  • cityscape
  • clip
  • copernicus
  • damaged
  • destroyed
  • destruction
  • eastern europe
  • eastern european
  • edmund kanewski
  • exterior
  • firing
  • flag
  • footage
  • forties
  • gate
  • gates
  • group
  • gun
  • gunfire
  • guns
  • historical
  • history
  • home
  • kiss
  • kissing
  • liberated
  • liberating
  • liberation
  • male
  • man
  • map
  • monument
  • monuments
  • music
  • narrated
  • narration
  • painter
  • painting
  • paintings
  • poland
  • polish
  • queen palace
  • red army
  • remains
  • rubble
  • ruin
  • ruins
  • russia
  • russian
  • russian language
  • salute
  • saluting
  • sculpture
  • sculptures
  • second world war
  • sign
  • soldier
  • soldiers
  • sound
  • soviet union
  • statue
  • statues
  • street scene
  • streetcar
  • streets
  • theatre
  • town
  • tram
  • uniform
  • uniformed
  • university
  • ussr
  • video
  • village
  • vo
  • voice over
  • voice-over
  • warsaw
  • world war ii
  • world war two
  • ww2
  • wwii
  • 1945

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