Hitler Youth in Baltics
- Event Date
- Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
Hitler Youth digging trenches with Baltic civilians along German border. CU Hitler Youth blows whistle, LS Hitler Youth in uniforms rush to get in formation, 3 CU, then MS of them in ranks with shovels. MS, boys marching with shovels over shoulder through gate with swastika, MLS of them marching down road. CU as they march toward and past camera. Assist in digging a wall of fortifications along the entire eastern border. Another group of Hitler Youth with shovels approach, then a group on bicycles approach the camera. They leap in along the full length of trench. VS of boys digging under supervision of Nazi officers in trenches 5 feet deep or more. Long line of civilians trudging with tools along edge of ditch. VS of men and women digging. AV trench. Good AV of design and extent of defensive line in context of surrounding countryside.
Record last modified: 2018-11-27 10:55:44
This page: https://collections.ushmm.org/search/catalog/irn1000114