Invasion of Denmark, Norway, Belgium, Netherlands, Compiegne
- Film Title
- The Nazi Plan
- Event Date
- April 9-June 22, 1940
- Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
Reel 18, Part IV: Wars of aggression, 1939-1944.
Title: "1940 "
Title: "Invasion of Denmark and Norway, 9 April 1940" LSs of battleships, Nazi flag flying, men on deck. MCU, large gun, infantry with machine guns, troops looking through glasses, planes flying above harbor, Nazi troops parading through streets of Denmark, boats landing at Copenhagen. INT, airplane loaded with troops and bicycles. Airview of Norway coast. Planes landing, soldiers marching from field. Radio tower being guarded, view of Oslo with Nazi soldier on guard in FG, bombing of docks and marching through the streets.
Title: "Invasion of Belgium and the Netherlands, 10 May 1940" Scenes of troops running, removing barbed wire, tanks on the move, machine gunning, planes, airviews of Holland, parachutist jumping and landing, troops charging across field, a Hollander with a white flag, the bombing of Rotterdam from the air, docks on fire, burning buildings in the town, smoke and confusion.
Title: "Compiegne [France], 22 June 1940" Hitler and Germans walk past guards to the railway car where the 1918 Armistice was signed as band plays "Deutschland Ueber Alles." Two French officers enter the train. The INT is photographed with the French signing. Outside Hitler drops his pen, then signs. The French officer steps out of the car. Hitler stretches his arms gleefully, rubs his stomach, and kicks ups his heels.
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