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French refugees and POWs

Film | Accession Number: 1991.260.1 | RG Number: RG-60.0341 | Film ID: 203

Refugee families with heavily loaded wagons cross in front of camera at end of town. Refugees, including children, push bicylces and baby carriages. Tanks pass by. Camera shoots from ground up toward soldiers atop tanks. The soldiers look and sometimes smile at camera. Germans search boarded-up shops, sprawl around city, taking over town. Brief inerior of soldier, asleep in a chair. French POWs entering and exiting building, being rushed down a street by German guard. A couple of civilians, including a woman, with the POWs. Various shots of POWS marching down road, with a tank and flowers growing by roadside. Empty village, much destruction, shot of two military (?) graves. German Army's horses line road. (Good composition.)

Genre
Unedited
Duration
00:05:07
Event Date
1940
Locale
France
Language
Mute
Genre/Form
Unedited.
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Bundesarchiv
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