UNITED NATIONS & SOVIET NEGOTIATIONS Flags waving in front of the United Nations building. Russian officials arriving by car in New York for late 1940's negotiations. Russian officials walking into the building. Interior shots of the negotiations in the UN building. Russian officials leaving the negotiations. Image of empty chair with sign reading, "Union of Soviet Republics."
SOVIET MILITARY PARADES Uniformed Soviet soldiers parade through a town. Crowds of onlookers celebrate soldiers, waving flowers, cheering, smiling. Solemn soldiers wearing helmets are seen in jeeps, driving tanks, holding a red flag.
CARGO AIRCRAFT Large Soviet cargo aircraft take off continuously from a runway. Moving POV from within the clear nose of one aircraft and static shot from the runway itself as planes fly towards camera.
SOVIET TRAINING BATTLE A Soviet military training operation concludes. Armed soldiers run shooting their weapons amongst advancing tanks, jets and rocket fire streak across the sky, explosions are seen as tank carcasses burn on the battlefield.
SOVIET TANKS UNDERWATER Amphibious Soviet vehicles cross a river on their own as non-amphibious vehicles are taken across the river aboard a ferrying device and a howitzer shell explodes in the water. Tanks outfitted with snorkels, some towing howitzers, cross the deep river. Interior shot of tank shows driver, and underwater footage shows tanks driving across the river bottom. Combat-ready tanks emerge out of river.
SOVIET SUBMARINE Soviet submariners are seen at work in the interior of a Soviet submarine. CU of a finger on a switch. An ICBM launched from a submerged Soviet submarine is seen rising from the ocean.
SOVIET MISSILES BEING FIRED The Soviet Kashin Class Frigate 561 and the Kotlin Class Destroyer are seen firing, respectively, Goa surface-to-air missiles and surface-to-surface missiles off their decks at sea. Footage includes loaded launchers on decks, missiles launched, flames following missiles and splashes in the sea as missiles hit targets.
PROCLAMATION OF THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA Kuomintang troops are taken prisoner marking the end of the Chinese Civil War. Weapons are left standing still and the new flag of the People's Republic of China is raised. Mao Zedong shakes hands with people in the crowd and meets with dignitaries. A brief subliminal message shows just a few frames of an atomic bomb mushroom cloud spliced in with the other images.
Date: October 1, 1949 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Film: 16P Length: 00:00:55:00, No Audio
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