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Funeral for Ernst vom Rath

Film | Accession Number: 1991.260.1 | RG Number: RG-60.0315 | Film ID: 202A

Views from the funeral train as it passes military troops at attention, civilian crowds at train stations, bridges adorned with swastikas and flooded by saluting military and civilians; occasional views of flower-draped casket on the train. View of train pulling into Dusseldorf station; swastika on front of engine. Views of soldiers, dignitaries at the station. Swastika-draped casket is carried from station and placed on a rolling carriage. VAR views as massive funeral cortege proceeds down wide avenue: swastika banners draped above the street; crowds pack the sidewalks; all levels of military personnel are on display. Brief shots of the funeral attended by Hitler, SA, Italian Fascists, etc. INT, Joachim von Ribbentrop speaks.

Genre
Newsreel
Duration
00:01:55
Event Date
November 1938
Locale
Munich, Germany
Dusseldorf, Germany
Language
German
Genre/Form
Newsreels.
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Bundesarchiv
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Record last modified: 2018-04-26 13:44:17
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