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Capture of Rotterdam

Film | Digitized | Accession Number: 1995.149.1 | RG Number: RG-60.2406 | Film ID: 942

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    Capture of Rotterdam

    Overview

    Description
    Spooling film animation. Title in Dutch? combined with UFA logo lower right. German narration. CU, map of Germany and surrounding territory, names in German. CU, map of Holland and Belgium showing animated pointer from England, animated Maginot Line, and defenses on German border. MCU, German Junker transport taking off. CU, engine of aircraft in flight, pan of Dutch countryside. AV, vertical shot of countryside with trees and farmland. MCU, paratrooper jumping from plane. CU, supplies thrown from plane. Parachutes with supplies landing in city. MCU, German troops running into streets getting supplies. CU, German troops securing supply chute on bridge. German troops on house tops and going through windows. CU, German troops hiding behind curb, small brick wall. Explosion over trees. Dock with large ship burning. German planes flying overhead. Large ship tied to dock. Vehicles moving on tree-lined road, camouflaged trucks. Artillery pulled by hand across pontoon bridge. Artillery moving along rough ground. More vehicles. River with destroyed bridge. Motorcycle traveling over rough country. Captured supplies on outskirts of Rotterdam. Convoy of trucks moving down road. Dead horse, wrecked trucks, busses. Bomb crater on side of road. German troops disembarking from truck, walking in ditch, crossing large open field. Army officer on range finder. German troops advancing through small town, destroyed buildings. Germans firing in open field. Destruction of buildings. Machine gunner, bomb crater in BG. Truck approaching large bridge over river. Carriers passing.
    Duration
    00:09:43
    Date
    Event:  1940
    Locale
    Rotterdam, Netherlands
    Netherlands
    Credit
    Accessed at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
    Contributor
    Producer: UFA

    Physical Details

    Language
    German Music
    Genre/Form
    Newsreels.
    B&W / Color
    Black & White
    Image Quality
    Mixed
    Time Code
    04:18:53:00 to 04:28:36:00
    Film Format
    • Master
    • Master 942 Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - small
      Master 942 Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - small
      Master 942 Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - small
      Master 942 Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - small
    • Preservation
    • Preservation 942 Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - small
      Preservation 942 Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - small
      Preservation 942 Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - small
      Preservation 942 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 (872 ft); b/w
    Film Source
    United States. National Archives and Records Administration. Motion Picture Reference
    File Number
    Legacy Database File: 2123
    Source Archive Number: 428 NPC 16759
    Record last modified:
    2024-02-21 07:43:49
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