Advanced Search

Learn About The Holocaust

Special Collections

My Saved Research

Login

Register

Help

Skip to main content

Surrender of Belgium

Film | Digitized | Accession Number: 1995.149.1 | RG Number: RG-60.2408 | Film ID: 943

Search this record's additional resources, such as finding aids, documents, or transcripts.

No results match this search term.
Check spelling and try again.

results are loading

0 results found for “keyward

    Surrender of Belgium

    Overview

    Description
    MCU, LS, German soldiers crossing field, mounting machine gun by fox hole, crossing small pontoon bridge, fighting in streets of city. Buildings burning, wrecked guns and tanks in streets. Pan across destroy city in Belgium as the narrator announces that the Beligan king has capitulated. Various scenes of surrender: German and Belgian high-ranking officers (including Field Marshal von Manstein?) talking. Belgian officer signing document. Automobile carrying large white flag. Camera on car showing columns of soldiers on side of highway. German and Belgian officers on steps of building. Belgian soldiers surrendering their weapons in Brugge (Bruges). German and Belgian POWs. Belgian POWs eating. Soldiers handing out food. Belgian POWs marching down street. The narrator states that the Belgian army is one of the most modern in terms of education and equipment and yet they were subdued by the Germans in 18 days. Soldiers and civilians marching through city streets, running across pontoon bridge, carrying many belongings on overloaded horse-drawn carts, assisted by German soldiers, return home now that the war is over. Civilians moving household belongings on wagons along road. Civilians riding bicycles, walking, driving cars, pushing bicycles as they return home. German soldiers handing out food from truck. German soldiers moving down streets with horse-drawn wagons, motorized equipment and foot soldiers as the narrator says that they are moving ever closer to the English Channel. Truck pulling artillery. Wrecked city street. Cathedral. Wrecked railway equipment. Canal with wreckage. German soldiers moving artillery. Soldiers marching along road. Narration blames the English for the destruction.
    Duration
    00:10:13
    Date
    Event:  1940
    Locale
    France
    Belgium
    Bruges, Belgium
    Credit
    Accessed at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
    Contributor
    Producer: UFA Ton-woche

    Physical Details

    Language
    German Music
    Genre/Form
    Newsreels.
    B&W / Color
    Black & White
    Image Quality
    Fair
    Time Code
    05:12:24:00 to 05:22:37:00
    Film Format
    • Master
    • Master 943 Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - small
      Master 943 Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - small
      Master 943 Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - small
      Master 943 Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - small
    • Preservation
    • Preservation 943 Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - small
      Preservation 943 Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - small
      Preservation 943 Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - small
      Preservation 943 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.

    Keywords & Subjects

    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 (929 ft); b/w
    Film Source
    United States. National Archives and Records Administration. Motion Picture Reference
    File Number
    Legacy Database File: 2125
    Source Archive Number: 428 NPC 16749
    Record last modified:
    2024-02-21 07:43:49
    This page:
    https:​/​/collections.ushmm.org​/search​/catalog​/irn1001551

    Download & Licensing

    In-Person Research

    Contact Us