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Freikorps in Munich

Film | Accession Number: 1991.263.1 | RG Number: RG-60.3742 | Film ID: 59

A parade of Freikorps members marches through a Munich street as spectators watch. A streetcar passes beside the parade. Scene switches to a train crowded with Freikorps members waving from the windows. Wagons with people in them on the train. Point of view switches to one of a rider on the train. People on board wave flags and cheer. Title (in German): Journey under the Hacker Bridge. The train passes under the bridge. Title: "Greeting of the Mayor of Weilheim." A crowd in front of the stopped train listens to the mayor speak and cheers him. Title (partly cut off on screen): "___ speech of a participant." The participant speaks and is cheered by the crowd. Scene switches to a crowd, toasting and cheering. The Freikorps was a paramilitary organization which formed after the end of World War I. Made up of demobilized soldiers, its members refused to give up their arms.

Genre
Unedited
Duration
00:02:08
Event Date
1919
Locale
Munich, Germany
Language
Mute
Genre/Form
Unedited.
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Transit Film
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Record last modified: 2018-03-07 13:54:36
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