Funeral for Ernst vom Rath
- Event Date
- November 1938
- Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Bundesarchiv
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.
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