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Warsaw during German bombing, shelling; Hitler & Generals

Film | Accession Number: 2002.542.1 | RG Number: RG-60.3430 | Film ID: 2563

Map. Goering, Keitel, von Ribbentrop, Himmler, and Hitler in a map conference; also present, Rommel, Bodenschatz. Preparation for bombing Warsaw. Intertitle: "Nach Ablehnung der Uebergabe wird der Kampf fortgesetzt." Bombs loaded into plane. Aerial shots of bombs being dropped on Warsaw. Thin black columns of smoke from outskirts of town. Soldiers firing bombs from land. Smoke. Hitler in plane looking through telescope. Buildings on fire. Soldiers advancing [footage is dense, grainy, scratched]. Polish soldiers surrendering, running with hands raised. German soldiers carry an injured man in blanket. Germans advancing. Horse-drawn carts roll down street. Civilians, dog, being searched. Officer greeting military contingent on city street.

Genre
Documentary
Duration
00:06:15
Event Date
1939
Locale
Warsaw, Poland
Language
Silent
Genre/Form
Documentary.
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Bundesarchiv
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Record last modified: 2018-08-08 16:29:24
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