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German invasion, territorial expansion

Film | Accession Number: 1998.191.1 | RG Number: RG-60.2415 | Film ID: 67

Reel 4: Text superimposed on screen re: Norway and Germany. "9 April 1940" Aerial shots of parachutes. Civilians watch silently as troops march by, some frightened, women running (quick), very soft, street chaos, streets in flames, crowds piling into trucks, fearful faces, some weeping. Troops. Text superimposed on screen re: invasion of Belgium, Holland, Luxembourg. 05:30:18 "10 May 1940" Troops, night shots. LS, silhouettes of buildings on fire. Text superimposed on screen re: invasion of Yugoslavia. 05:31:15 "6 April 1941" Planes dropping bombs, explosions. Soldiers running down country path, into fenced in yard, across fields. Map showing German expansion. 05:32:25 Men walking inside government building, signing Tripartite (Axis) Pact in Berlin with Japan and Italy on September 27, 1940, giving Italy the Mediterranean region, Japan the Orient, and Germany the rest of the world. Hitler shaking hands with diplomats, tables. CU, signing document. June 1941, Wehrmacht tanks entering USSR, fighting, cannons fire off, lift up border gate, aerial shots of Luftwaffe. August-September 1941: Luftwaffe conducts raids on Great Britain, dropping bombs at night, burning cities, destruction. December 7, 1941: Japan attacks Pearl Harbor, plumes of smoke. 05:35:19 Courtroom scene with chief Russian prosecutor Gen. Rudenko presenting Counts 3 and 4 (commitment of war crimes in Germany and occupied countries) (in Russian and English). Rudenko at podium, flipping pages of documents, CUs Nazis in prisoners' dock, document. SS men frisking POW, POWs running/marching down country road (in uniforms). Aerial shots of masses. 05:37:32 Rudenko at podium in court. CU, Keitel memo.

Genre
Documentary
Duration
00:08:48
Locale
Nuremberg, Germany
Norway
Belgium
Berlin, Germany
Luxembourg
Netherlands
Pearl Harbor, Oahu, HI, United States
England
Soviet Union
Yugoslavia
Language
English
Genre/Form
Documentary.
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
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