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March of Time -- outtakes -- Von Brauchitsch and Rommel; German troops in action (captured film)

Film | Accession Number: 2004.723.1 | RG Number: RG-60.4095 | Film ID: 2733

Field Marshal Walther von Brauchitsch, Field Marshal Erwin Rommel and a contingent of officers inspect coastal fortifications in occupied France (?). The men walk across a beach toward a large buliding. The camera pans across a line of barricades. Large guns are shown in their emplacements.

German soldiers in action: firing guns from camouflaged positions, explosions in the distance. Closer shots of the men using field telephones and consulting maps. Low aerial shot of a group of soldiers; they move out across a field. More shooting. Soldiers advancing through heavy cover and across a river. Men loading guns; a brief shot of a group of officers, one of whom looks through a field telescope.

Genre
Outtake
Duration
00:04:06
Event Date
1940
Locale
France
Language
Silent
Genre/Form
Outtakes.
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
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Record last modified: 2018-08-08 16:29:30
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