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German invasion of Poland, capture of Warsaw

Film | Accession Number: 1992.248.1 | RG Number: RG-60.0816 | Film ID: 518

Reel 7: Graphic showing troops surrounding Warsaw and Kutno. Pans of destroyed polish equipment, dead horse, artillery wagons in river. Graphic then footage: German and Russian troops meet at the River Bug. Officers meet to negotiate demarcation line. Hitler at front, reviews SS, Himmler present. Radio operators, message sent to Warsaw to capitulate. Foreigners leave Warsaw. Large cannon fires on Warsaw. More artillery shots. Train attacked. Explosions and artillery. Soldiers look through fence towards fighting. Hitler looks through binoculars. LS of smoke over outskirts of city. Hitler observes fighting. Aerial of Warsaw covered in smoke. POV plane, destruction in Warsaw. Warsaw surrenders (in bus). Shots of Warsaw outskirts. First troops enter. Destroyed buildings, trams, etc.

Genre
Propaganda
Duration
00:08:50
Event Date
1939 September
Locale
Warsaw, Poland
Kutno, Poland
Language
German
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Imperial War Museums
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Record last modified: 2018-04-26 13:44:23
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