*The Red Army Resists*
By: Whitney Cole & Wayne Gladman
*Battle of Stalingrad*
Red Army Resists Characters
Russian Soldier (S)
*Character Script* S: Well every days a hard day out here
and uh well I cant really explain what
I’m feeling right now Don, I guess
R: Hello this is Don Johnson! We are German bullets take all the feelings
at Stalingrad live with the report on the out of our minds.
Russian and German fighting. Today R: That’s very intense private. I’m sure
we will be talking with a Russian no one except your fellow comrades
soldier and nurse who are both would understand what you are going
struggling to win control of Red through.
Square. S: Yeah, but I hardly fear death
R: Behind me is a Russian recruiter anymore. War takes that fear out of
getting the youth of Russia to win back you, yet whether we fear it or not its
the motherland always a possibility.
R: So what’s going on?!?!?
Russian recruiter talking S: Well, like I said before um this war
R: We have a young Russian soldier is very horrible. However, we have
here, about 18 years. So, private how trapped the Germans and they are
have your days been going out here without food or ammunition, with no
on the front lines of Stalingrad? hope of rescue.
R: Oh, well that must bring hope to the
*Dialogue with Soldier Cont…*
R: So, how many casualties have
there been so far?
S: Well, we don’t really know how
many Russians we have lost, but there
are rumors going around that the
Germans have lost close to 300,000
men now. Even with all our wounded
men, we have one of the best nurses
around to help us out.
R: Oh that reminds me; can you show
me where she is?
S: Sure. She’s stationed in the
R: Thanks private, and good luck.
Walking, goes up to nurse.
*Dialogue between Nurse and Reporter*
R. Well Miss, it seems you have quite N. Why yes I suppose so, its my lunch
a lot on your plate here. break anyway.
N. Obviously! I'm trying to save lives R. Alright well what does this part in the
here, get out of my way. Russian army do to you mentally and
R. Could I maybe pull you aside for a physically?
moment for quick interview? N. Well it is obviously mentally grueling
when having to lie to nearly dead soldiers
N. Are you serious we have helpless telling them they’ll make it.
men dying out there at the hands of N. Physically this job can be dreadful, the
the corrupted fascist army! last wink of sleep I got occurred nearly
R. Well the people deserve to know, two days ago. From my point of view you
don’t you want your voice to be heard don’t even have to be on the front line to
across the motherland!? see the terror of war. I see examples of
what war causes everyday a comrade is
N. Why yes of course but I am just a dragged in here.
R. I see, I’m sure nor I and the people at
R. That is true but you seem to have home listening can contemplate the
the capability to explain your position sacrifices you make everyday. I am truly
in this war better than any other man. happy you were able to give me this time
with you. Good luck!
R. Oh jeez we better get out of here
there is shrapnel everywhere! We
have to make it back across the Volga
River before we end up right back with
R. This is Don Johnson reporting from
Stalingrad Live. We know you have
many other wars to listen to tonight
and we're glad you picked Stalingrad!
R. Good Fight! and Good night!