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German occupation of Paris; crossing Marne river

Film | Accession Number: 1994.119.1 | RG Number: RG-60.1134 | Film ID: 935

Reel 10: German soldiers advance, cross a river, throw grenades, fire artillery, talk over a field telephone, ride armored vehicles, care for wounded mates, advance thru a city on the Marne, decorate graves, enter Paris, raise a flag on the Eiffel Tower and pass the Arc de Triomphe and other landmarks. Armored vehicles advance towards Paris. Abandoned Allied war material blocks the advance. German forces cross the Marne on a pontoon bridge. Cavalry units ride into Paris. German officers in Paris salute parading troops and award Iron Crosses.

Genre
Propaganda
Duration
00:11:04
Event Date
1940 June
Locale
Paris, France
Language
German
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
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