Capture of Rotterdam
- Event Date
- 1942 April
- Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
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.
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