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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.

Genre
Propaganda
Duration
00:08:29
Event Date
1939 September
Locale
Danzig, Germany
Poland
Language
English
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives and Records Administration
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Record last modified: 2018-04-26 13:44:28
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