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The Battle of Russia

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Duration:
83 min
Genres:
Documentary | History | War
IMDB rate:
7.5
Awards:
Nominated for Oscar. Another 3 wins
Details
Country: USA
Release Date: 1943-11-11
Filming Locations: Russia
Cast
Actor
Character
Ion Antonescu
Himself (archive footage)
Nikolai Cherkasov
Alexander Nevsky
Anthony Eden
Himself (archive footage)
Hermann Göring
Himself (archive footage)
Adolf Hitler
Himself (archive footage)
Miklós Horthy
Himself (archive footage)
Alfred Jodl
Himself (archive footage)
Kaiser Wilhelm II
Himself (archive footage)
Ye. Karrik
King Charles XII of Sweden
Wilhelm Keitel
Himself (archive footage)
King Boris III
Himself (archive footage)
King Michael
Himself (archive footage)
General Kosakov
Himself (archive footage) (as Col. General Kosakoff)
Maxim Litvinov
Himself (archive footage) (as Maxim Litvinoff)
Yosuke Matsuoka
Himself (archive footage)
Vyacheslav Molotov
Himself (archive footage)
Benito Mussolini
Himself (archive footage)
Friedrich Paulus
Himself - Surrenders to Russians at Stalingrad (archive footage) (as Friedrich Paulus)
Konstantin Rokossovsky
Himself (archive footage) (as Lt. General Rakossovsky)
Arthur Schmidt
Himself - Seated with Paulus at Surrender (archive footage)
Haile Selassie
Himself (archive footage)
Mikhail Shumilov
Himself (archive footage)
Nikolai Simonov
Peter the Great
Joseph Stalin
Himself (archive footage)
Tsar Nicholas II
Himself (archive footage)
Anthony Veiller
Narrator (voice)
General Edler von Daniels
Himself (archive footage)
Joachim von Ribbentrop
Himself (archive footage)
Nikolai Voronov
Himself (archive footage) (as Marshal Voronoff)
Georgi Zhukov
Himself (archive footage)
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Trivia
This documentary is the longest film in Frank Capra's seven-film 'Why We Fight' documentary film series.
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This documentary is considered a Second World War wartime propaganda documentary film of the United States.
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In the year 2000, the United States Library of Congress mandated that this film (and the other six documentaries in the 'Why We Fight' series)were "culturally significant" and selected them for preservation in the National Film Registry.
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