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Capture of Rotterdam

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

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    Capture of Rotterdam

    Overview

    Description
    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.
    Duration
    00:06:06
    Date
    Event:  1942 April
    Locale
    Rotterdam, Netherlands
    Credit
    Accessed at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration

    Physical Details

    Language
    German Music
    Genre/Form
    Newsreels.
    B&W / Color
    Black & White
    Image Quality
    Fair
    Time Code
    02:23:52:00 to 02:29:58:00
    Film Format
    • Master
    • Master 940 Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - small
      Master 940 Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - small
      Master 940 Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - small
      Master 940 Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - small
    • Preservation
    • Preservation 940 Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - small
      Preservation 940 Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - small
      Preservation 940 Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - small
      Preservation 940 Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - small

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    You do not require further permission from the Museum to access this archival media.
    Copyright
    Public Domain
    Conditions on Use
    To the best of the Museum's knowledge, this material is in the public domain. You do not require further permission from the Museum to reproduce or use this material.

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    Administrative Notes

    Film Provenance
    The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum purchased this from the National Archives and Records Administration in October 1995. The footage was obtained as research for the Museum's Learning Center.
    Note
    Captured German film.
    Copied From
    35mm (555 ft); b/w
    Film Source
    United States. National Archives and Records Administration. Motion Picture Reference
    File Number
    Legacy Database File: 2117
    Source Archive Number: 428 NPC 16760
    Record last modified:
    2024-02-21 07:43:47
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