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Germans push thru France; Hitler meets w/ Mussolini

Film | Accession Number: 1995.149.1 | RG Number: RG-60.2396 | Film ID: 939

LS, tanks spread out over fields, waiting for artillery barrage to lift. Shells burst in distance. LS tank advances. VCU, tanks. Shell bursts close by; burning French tanks. CU, showing shell holes, dead. Tank crews eating after battle. Hitler visits front, looking over map with staff officers, including Raeder and Goering. Receiving news of French capitulation. Boarding train for Munich to meet Mussolini. Pan, Berchtesgaden. Hitler meets officials in train station, German children and Mussolini giving Nazi salute. CUs, Hitler and Mussolini in car, crowd in BG.

Genre
Newsreel
Duration
00:09:19
Event Date
1940
Locale
France
Munich, Germany
Berchtesgaden, Germany
Language
German
Genre/Form
Newsreels.
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
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