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A Stones Throw From the Guillotine

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Abstract
The film tells about German citizens who worked for Soviet intelligence in the 40s: about Rudolf Gernstadt, Ilse Stebe, Kurt and Margarita Velkisch. The film includes interviews with veterans of military intelligence Lieutenant General V. Prokhorov, Colonel V. Bochkarev (sinhr.), Doctor of Historical Sciences Hans Koppi, political scientist Helmut Müller-Enberg. Newsreel footage of the 2nd World War, depicting Hitler, Goering, Goebbels and other leaders of the 3rd Reich, People's Commissar for Foreign Affairs of the USSR V.M. Molotov, Romanian dictator Antonescu, the events that took place in Germany, in Romania during the 1st World War, the entry of Soviet troops into Romania, views of one of the Czechoslovak cities. The film uses photographs and documents stored in the National Archives of the Republic of Belarus, the Belarusian State Archive of Film and Photo Documents, the family archive of Hans Koppi.
Director
А. Alay Valley
Color
Color
Film ID
33427
Keywords
the second world war
, intelligence and counterintelligence
, everyday life
, romania
, nkvd
, czechoslovakia
, archives
, cities
, germany
, the kgb
Meterage
826
Number of Parts
3
Operators
A. Kazazaev
Other Creators
There is no data
Release Date
2004
Sound
Has Sound

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