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German siege of Warsaw, Poland, Sept. 1939

Film | Accession Number: 2003.214 | RG Number: RG-60.3974 | Film ID: 3003

A Polish soldier confiscating the remains of the wreckage of a downed German plane. The plane has a large cross in the center of it, CU of the cross, CU of the soldier unscrewing something, camera moves in closer- but the shot is out of focus, as the shot comes into focus the viewer can see that the soldier has taken out the clock from the dashboard of the wrecked plane. He is removing this clock as a trophy. 01:00:58:05: Julien Bryan, along with a reporter and two Polish soldiers, examines the wreckage of this plane. More shots of the soldier standing by a portion of the wing of the plane. The soldier then proceeds to tear off a piece of the wing and show the camera how it bends; several Polish men then carry the wing back into a garage. Several men in uniform, as well as civilians with armbands are milling about.

Genre
Outtake
Duration
00:01:18
Event Date
1939 September
Locale
Warsaw, Poland
Poland
Language
Silent
Genre/Form
Outtakes.
Credit
US Holocaust Memorial Museum, gift of Julien Bryan Archive
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Record last modified: 2018-08-08 16:29:29
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