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History of Danzig and Volksdeutsch (anti-Polish propaganda)

Film | Accession Number: 2004.740.1 | RG Number: RG-60.4044 | Film ID: 2706

Map showing Germany, Russia, Austria. Poland appears on the map in black. Map showing the Free State of Danzig. The narrator lists the various abuses of sovereignty perpetrated by the Poles. Scenes of Danzig, including shots of Nazi flags flying and pro-German signs. Shots of Danzig harbor. Men of the Danzig SA fortifying a border crossing. A parade of marching troops of the Danzig SS-Heimwehr. Volksdeutsch refugees crossing a field with suitcases, fleeing "Polish terror." A sequence showing refugees arriving in the "protection of the Reich." They are provided with food, and give lengthy interviews about the abuse they have suffered at the hands of the Poles.

Film Title
Ufa Tonwoche
Genre
Newsreel
Duration
00:08:50
Event Date
1939 August
Locale
Danzig, Germany
Poland
Language
German
Genre/Form
Newsreels.
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Bundesarchiv
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Record last modified: 2018-04-26 13:45:11
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