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March of Time -- outtakes -- Rotterdam - Spring 1939

Film | Accession Number: 1997.134.1 | RG Number: RG-60.1162 | Film ID: 50

703 J: April 20 and 21, 1939. German boats with Nazi flag on the River Maas at Rotterdam, railway bridge in BG. Other boats. 05:43:48 Canal between Dutch houses. Barges at River Maas and liner "Statendam" in BG. Church. 05:44:27 View of Colingselstraat in Rotterdam, the main shopping street. Handing out flyers. Barges in Lloyd harbor with factory and ship in BG (used for taking merchandise from Dutch colonies to small towns). Docks. 05:45:16 Cargo and sacks, unloading boxes. Produce of Dutch East Indies on bale, bamboo canes.

703 O: 05:46:04 Dutch Army in North Brabant, May 1, 1939 stationed at S-Hertogenbosch headquarters on Princess Juliana's birthday. Parade of tanks, troops, motorbikes, a band on bicycles, marching past Col. L.J. Schmidt and other officers. 05:47:06 Crowd watches. 05:47:20 Machine gun squad soldiers running with wheelbarrows of weapons toward river bank. 05:48:49 Road blocks. 05:49:44 Soldiers run into underground bunker. 05:50:36 House, soldier on guard. 05:51:02 Looking at map, other materials. Soldier stopping traffice and examining passes. 05:52:02 Moardijk bridge, the main bridge to Belgium. 05:53:08 Troops, windmill in BG.

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April 20-May 1, 1939
Rotterdam, Netherlands
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
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