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Occupation of the Ruhr by the French

Film | Accession Number: 2007.207.1 | RG Number: RG-60.4615 | Film ID: 2841

French troops occupy the Ruhr area. A scene shot from a window shows a large crowd on the street and French troops on horseback. Shot of a French tank. A title reads: "Germany's most important economic region is harrassed by heavily armed negroes." An image of a French African troop is superimposed over scenes from the Ruhr. A crowd of unemployed Germans in the street.

Genre
Propaganda
Duration
00:01:15
Locale
Ruhr Valley, Germany
Language
Silent
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Bundesarchiv
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Record last modified: 2018-08-08 16:29:38
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