German invasion, occupation of France; surrender of French
Reel 12: German troops advance, reduce French strong points, fire artillery, guard French POWs, cross a pontoon bridge and enter French forts. German officers ride in staff cars. French soldiers load guns in their forts. French officers surrender. French POWs plod along, Senegalese POWs dance. German flag covers a WWI monument in Compiegne, German troops stand at attention. Hitler, Goering and others enter the WWI armistice railway car and receive the French surrender from General Huntziger and others. Maps Vichy France, shows a cathedral. Hitler visits a Paris cathedral and addresses the Reichstag. Includes a montage of advancing German troops and tanks.
Record last modified: 2021-06-03 12:41:56
This page: https://collections.ushmm.org/search/catalog/irn1000896