German invasion of W. Europe; Paris, France
- Film Title
- Sieg im Westen [Victory in the West]
- Event Date
- Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
Reel 5: German tanks advance. Stukas bomb Allied positions. Wounded tank crewmen receive aid. German trucks haul artillery. German troops cross the Rhine in rubber boats over pontoon bridges. German soldiers stuff grenades into their belts. German troops lay wire, and horses are pushed into water. Shows wrecked French tanks, French POWs, French troops in the Maginot Line. Panoramic views of the Maginot Line. French troops in the Line run, ride a subway, dance, eat and man communications equipment. Maps the German attacks on the Line in Paris. Also maps France and Britain's colonial empires and shows how Germany overwhelmed them all. British, French and colonial troops parade.
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