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Crowd in Alborg protests German occupation; Germans occupy Copenhagen

Film | Accession Number: 1992.244.1 | RG Number: RG-60.0830 | Film ID: 511
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Alborg (town in Northern Jutland, Denmark), crowds in the streets in connection with Niels Erik Vangsted's funeral on August 23, 1943. Bicycles. Man distributing/selling goods to a crowd of civilians. 00:09:31 HAS crowd, some people running, woman pursued in the street, German car forced backwards by angry citizens of Alborg. Sense of panic. People are fighting, beaten by German soldiers. HAS choppy movement. Bicycles and pedestrians. Soldiers marching through the city. People running. 00:10:06 Cut to airplane. Nazis exiting, saluting. Military vehicle (truck) entering Copenhagen, Denmark on August 28, 1943, the day before Germans takeover Danish military installations and declare Martial Law, streets lined with shops. Danes stop and watch.

Genre
Newsreel
Duration
00:00:59
Event Date
1943 August
Locale
Copenhagen, Denmark
Alborg, Denmark
Language
Danish
Genre/Form
Newsreels.
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of DR
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Record last modified: 2018-04-26 13:41:07
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