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Wehrmacht exercises ("greatest since 1913")

Film | Accession Number: 2004.740.1 | RG Number: RG-60.4038 | Film ID: 2706

Soldiers on horseback traveling along a road. Narrator: "Im Gebiet um den Vorwaerts Berg in Oberhessen" the great exercises of the Wehrmacht in Fall 1936 occurred.... They were the greatest German maneuvers since 1913. More soldiers along the road, marching into a village. A banner hung in the town greets the Wehrmacht. Soldiers on horseback receive drinks from smiling women leaning out of the windows of their house; young girls and women rush up to soldiers carrying plates of food. Men marching along road and signing, shot from above. Sign reading "Frankfurt am Main 69 KM" Soldiers performing exercises, tanks rolling across countryside, shooting. Groups of officers watching maneuvers. Shot of Hitler reviewing a map with others in the field.

Film Title
Deulig Tonwoche
Duration
00:01:39
Event Date
1936 September
Locale
Germany
Language
German
Genre/Form
Newsreels.
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Bundesarchiv
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Record last modified: 2018-11-27 11:02:44
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