One of three things will happen when you do this. In the first case, the film and the subtitles will continue to match up, in which case, you’re job is finished. In the second case, the film and subtitles will line up until a certain point, and they’ll suddenly be way off. If that happens, it means the film either has additional scenes, or is missing scenes from the version used to make the subtitles—usually the latter. Go back ten minutes and see if the subtiles line up again. Depending on what happens, go forward or backward until you reach the point at which the video and subtitles deviate and either remove the extra lines, or shift the remaining subtitles from this point until the end so that they line up again. When you find the point at which the two files no longer match up, check to make sure that there aren’t other discrepancies at this point, such as repeated lines—a common problem with Google Translate.
The Russians Are Coming was not well received by the East German review board. They said it was “contaminated with modernism” (whatever the hell that’s supposed to mean), and lacked a hero with good, anti-fascist values. Never mind that it was a truthful portrayal of one young man’s existential dilemma at the end of the war. As a result, the film was shelved. Carow ended up using clips from the movie as flashbacks in his next film Career ( Karriere ). A film that Carow reportedly disliked, but, as we shall see next time, deserves a second look.
As West Germany was reorganised and gained independence from its occupiers, the German Democratic Republic was established in East Germany in 1949. The creation of the two states solidified the 1945 division of Germany.  On 10 March 1952, (in what would become known as the " Stalin Note ") Stalin put forth a proposal to reunify Germany with a policy of neutrality, with no conditions on economic policies and with guarantees for "the rights of man and basic freedoms, including freedom of speech, press, religious persuasion, political conviction, and assembly" and free activity of democratic parties and organizations.  This was turned down; reunification was not a priority for the leadership of West Germany, and the NATO powers declined the proposal, asserting that Germany should be able to join NATO and that such a negotiation with the Soviet Union would be seen as a capitulation. There have been several debates about whether a real chance for reunification had been missed in 1952.