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Invasion of Poland

Film | Accession Number: 2008.311.1 | RG Number: RG-60.4717 | Film ID: 2865

German planes on an airfield loaded with bombs. Shots of bombing, including a Stuka as it bombs a railway junction. The narrator tells the story of the siege of Warsaw, which started when the Germans were 31 miles outside the city. German troops load and fire artillery shells. Aerial shots of burning Warsaw. Germans enter the city on tanks and other vehicles while Polish civilians watch. Polish POWs surrender their weapons. Victory parade in Warsaw.

Genre
Newsreel
Duration
00:09:33
Event Date
1939 September
Locale
Warsaw, Poland
Language
English
Genre/Form
Newsreels.
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
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Record last modified: 2018-03-07 14:12:04
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