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Finland

Film | Accession Number: 2003.458 | RG Number: RG-60.3900 | Film ID: 2688

Map of border between the USSR and Finland. German troops on the border in the area of Salla, Finland, marching, shooting howitzers. Map showing southern wing of the front. Romanian troops march along a road. The narrator states that Bessarabia [which the USSR had demanded and received from Romania in June 1940] was now free. German and Romanian officers in the field consult a map. Romanian soldiers marching over a bridge. Romanian King Michael and General Ion Antonescu are shown in the field with Romanian troops. German troops crossing a river in small boats, under enemy fire, marching along a road, shooting artillery. Germans investigating a farm village, looking in a window. They encounter and search a couple of civilians, including one who emerges from his home with his hands raised, looking very bedraggled. Soviet POWs marching across a field; some are wounded and are being carried by their comrades.

Genre
Newsreel
Duration
00:03:51
Event Date
1941
Locale
Romania
Salla, Finland
Bessarabia
Language
German
Genre/Form
Newsreels.
Credit
US Holocaust Memorial Museum, gift of George R. Wheeler
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Record last modified: 2018-05-09 16:57:17
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