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German invasion of Poland; start of WWII

Film | Accession Number: 1992.248.1 | RG Number: RG-60.0815 | Film ID: 518

Reel 5: German troops attack fortifications, running, explosions. Shelling Gydnia harbor. "Soldiers in civilian clothing" rounded up. Triumphal entry of troops into city. Banner over road "Gelenhafe", POV from car - tanks and motor cycles across bridge. Crowds of troops surround Hitler. Hitler at field camp. Interiors of headquarters, Goering looking over plans, Hitler seated in headquarters. Radio operators. Hitler looking at battle plans. Graphic showing troop movements towards Vistula. Polish troops along road, German soldiers disarming them. CUs of captured Polish equipment.

Genre
Propaganda
Duration
00:08:13
Event Date
1939 September
Locale
Poland
Language
German
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Imperial War Museums
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