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Nazis enter Gdynia

Film | Digitized | Accession Number: 1991.260.1 | RG Number: RG-60.0256 | Film ID: 201

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    Nazis enter Gdynia

    Overview

    Description
    Nazis enter Poland. POV front of truck into barricaded street in city of Gdynia, side view. Men (holding hands up in surrender) are searched and ID-checked by German soldiers. View of sandbagged building guarded by German soldiers. Poster reads: "Do Braci Polakow...Twierdza musi nam byc kazdy prog." Former state president speaks with and surrenders to commander of German troops. Men in civilian dress, some wearing white armbands, leave sandbagged building and march past camera (VO indicates they are Polish troops who had taken off their uniforms). VAR shots: masses of German troops in the streets; small SS tank with death's head symbol riding down street; soldiers pass small group, including women with expressions of anger, anxiety; German soldiers pry and pull down the Polish national eagle emblem from a wall.
    Duration
    00:01:06
    Date
    Event:  1939 September
    Censor:  1939 September 20
    Locale
    Gdynia, Poland
    Credit
    Accessed at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Bundesarchiv Filmarchiv

    Physical Details

    Language
    German
    Genre/Form
    Newsreels.
    B&W / Color
    Black & White
    Image Quality
    Good
    Time Code
    02:02:38:00 to 02:03:44:00
    Film Format
    • Master
    • Master 201 Video: One Inch - NTSC
      Master 201 Video: One Inch - NTSC
      Master 201 Video: One Inch - NTSC
      Master 201 Video: One Inch - NTSC
    • Preservation
    • Preservation 201 Video: Digital Betacam - NTSC - large
      Preservation 201 Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - large
      Preservation 201 Video: Digital Betacam - NTSC - large
      Preservation 201 Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - large
      Preservation 201 Video: Digital Betacam - NTSC - large
      Preservation 201 Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - large
      Preservation 201 Video: Digital Betacam - NTSC - large
      Preservation 201 Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - large

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    You do not require further permission from the Museum to access this archival media.
    Copyright
    Federal Republic of Germany. Bundesarchiv.
    Conditions on Use
    Researchers who wish to use this footage should contact the Bundesarchiv Filmarchiv at filmbenutzung@bundesarchiv.de to sign a release, or submit the online request form at: https://www.bundesarchiv.de/EN/Content/Downloads/request-for-use-av-material.pdf?__blob=publicationFile

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    Administrative Notes

    Film Provenance
    The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum purchased this from the Bundesarchiv in Berlin, Germany in September 1991. The footage was transferred at Bibo TV in Germany and obtained as research for the Museum's Permanent Exhibition.
    Copied From
    35mm; b/w
    Film Source
    Bundesarchiv (Germany). Filmarchiv
    File Number
    Legacy Database File: 830
    Source Archive Number: UTW 472/39 R1
    Record last modified:
    2024-02-21 07:56:43
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