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Germans in Occupied Ukraine

Film | Digitized | Accession Number: 1992.252.1 | RG Number: RG-60.0652 | Film ID: 305

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    Germans in Occupied Ukraine


    Footage shot by a German cameraman during Germany's occupation of Ukraine in World War II. Footage with German photographers traveling through the Ukraine photographing cities, villages, and collective farms. The most extensive footage is taken with a female photographer from her trip to Ukraine in the summer of 1943. She traveled by plane and car from southern Ukraine (the Melitopol region) just north of Crimea, then along the Dnepr River northward over Dnepropetrovsk to Kiev and then due west to Rovno and then the border of General Government.

    Reel 9: 06:20:07 LS Horses lined up on both sides of stable, saddles on posts and young men (local militia or German?) grooming horses. MLS High ranking German officer walking thru barracks/stable flanked by aides, walks toward camera. Men in stable at attention, camera pans right, officer comes into frame. MS Officer talks to two young recruits next to their horses. CU Two shots of officer and one of recruit. MS Pan right down line of uniformed guards in helmets outside stable. 06:22:45 MS Trolley in Lvov? rolling down tracks, many young boys holding on. Two women talking, cross street, many people on sidewalks. CU of three militia men on sidewalk. MS Soldiers and civilians board streetcar. Shots of fields, animals.
    Film Title
    Event:  1943
    Lviv (Lvov), Poland
    Accessed at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives and Records Administration

    Physical Details

    B&W / Color
    Black & White
    Image Quality
    Time Code
    06:20:01:00 to 06:25:12:00
    Film Format
    • Master
    • Master 305 Video: One Inch - NTSC
      Master 305 Video: One Inch - NTSC
      Master 305 Video: One Inch - NTSC
      Master 305 Video: One Inch - NTSC
    • Preservation
    • Preservation 305 Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - large
      Preservation 305 Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - large
      Preservation 305 Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - large
      Preservation 305 Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - large

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    You do not require further permission from the Museum to access this archival media.
    Federal Republic of Germany. Bundesarchiv.
    Conditions on Use
    Researchers who wish to use this footage should contact the Bundesarchiv Filmarchiv at to sign a release, or submit the online request form at:

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    Administrative Notes

    Film Provenance
    The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum purchased this from the National Archives and Records Administration in March 1992. The footage was obtained as research for the Museum's Learning Center.
    Additional documentation and maps available in Film and Video departmental files.
    Copied From
    35mm DNS
    Film Source
    United States. National Archives and Records Administration. Motion Picture Reference
    File Number
    Legacy Database File: 1040
    Source Archive Number: 242 MID 6039u R9
    Record last modified:
    2024-02-21 07:54:42
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