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Volunteers from Nazi-occupied countries

Film | Accession Number: 2003.458 | RG Number: RG-60.3899 | Film ID: 2688

Volunteers from Nazi-occupied or collaborator countries sent to help Germany in the fight against the Soviets. A column of Dutch Nazis marching down the streets, giving the fascist salute. The narrator describes them as the first transport of Dutch volunteers to travel to Germany, where they will join the army and fight against the Soviet Union. Crowds of well-wishers on a train platform wave goodbye to the volunteers. A close-up of a Dutch volunteer kissing his wife or girlfriend before boarding the train. The train pulls out of the station. Scene switches to Croatia, where Marshal Slavko Kvaternik sends off the Croatian volunteers. Men receive flowers from smiling women. A crowded train platform as a train carrying volunteers departs. A similar scene in Italy shows women handing flowers to troops on board a train.

Genre
Newsreel
Duration
00:02:05
Event Date
1941
Locale
Netherlands
Croatia
Italy
Language
German
Genre/Form
Newsreels.
Credit
US Holocaust Memorial Museum, gift of George R. Wheeler
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Record last modified: 2018-04-26 13:45:09
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