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Einsatz rumaenischer Einheiten im Südabschnitt der Ostfront, Russland, Sommer 1941 [Action of Rumanian units in the southern sector of the Eastern Front, Russia, Summer 1941]

Film | Accession Number: 2005.180.1 | RG Number: RG-60.4267 | Film ID: 2788

Reel 1: 00:38:20 A column of Romanian units march past the camera, includes numerous CUs of individual soldiers.

Reel 3: 00:41:06 Romanian and German officers gather around a table and go over a map (CU of Romanian officer wearing Iron Cross) and look through binoculars. A motorcycle messenger delivers a message. The officers are then seen talking on a field phone. Another motorcycle messenger arrives (Romanian).

Reel 5: 00:44:54 Soldiers hoist a Third Reich battle flag on a pole atop an ornate building, followed by a Romanian flag draped down the face of the building. Several ships move in a port; ship wreckage is visible in the water.

00:46:15 Break in footage. Corresponding BA notes seem to be missing. Scenes in a large city, crowds of civilians on the sidewalks as German troops march in, Cyrillic writing on buildings. 00:47:09 German General awarding Iron Cross decorations to several soldiers, close views. Group of officers gathered in front of building, very jovial. 00:48:22 Signpost with placenames, row of horse-drawn military carts moving along road.

Event:  1941
Soviet Union
Accessed at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Bundesarchiv Filmarchiv
Record last modified: 2021-02-05 11:55:11
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