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Capture of Rotterdam

Film | Accession Number: 1995.149.1 | RG Number: RG-60.2400 | Film ID: 940

Columns of smoke. Pan over river, showing destroyed Rotterdam. Explosion. CU, sniper, trees, smoke. Destruction, burning of Rotterdam. LS, Dutch troops walking toward camera waving white flags. Burning buildings, tanks, armored vehicles. CU, night shot: burning buildings in Rotterdam, troops. Civilians in FG, rubble. Aerial shots of Rotterdam. CU, government officials entering buildng. INT, Dutch surrendering Rotterdam to the Germans, officials seated at table. German plane as it turns over, three German planes taking off from airfield, more German planes in formation. Aerial shot, refugees on road. Outskirts of town, fire. CU, machine gunner. AV, bomb crater close to road and bridge. Bomb destruction on airfield.

Genre
Newsreel
Duration
00:06:06
Event Date
1942 April
Locale
Rotterdam, Netherlands
Language
German
Music
Genre/Form
Newsreels.
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
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Record last modified: 2018-04-26 13:44:48
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