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German attack on Poland, invasion

Film | Accession Number: 1994.119.1 | RG Number: RG-60.1121 | Film ID: 933

Summary: The German viewpoint of events prior to and during the Polish campaign.
Reel 5: Fighting at Gdynia. German troops enter Gdynia, prisoners taken. Hitler enters city (only POV from car). German soldiers greet Hitler, surround him. Hitler and officers eating at field kitchen. Headquarter scenes, interior of railroad car. Hitler consults with officers, including Goering, Rommel, Himmler, generals. Graphic - German movement to Vistula up to Radom. German troops on the move, many Polish soldiers surrender arms, equipment. Aerial of captured artillery.


Duration
00:08:29
Date
Event:  1939 September
Production:  1940
Locale
Danzig, Germany
Poland
Language
English
Genre/Form
Propaganda.
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives and Records Administration
 
Record last modified: 2020-02-04 10:39:03
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