Invasion of Poland
- Film Title
- Event Date
- 1939 September
- Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Bundesarchiv
Funeral in Gdansk of Gauleiter Joseph Wessel, who was shot by a "Polish gang," followed by footage of ethnic German refugees fleeing alleged persecution by the Poles. CUs of women and blond children with tear-stained faces. Extreme CU of an older man wearing glasses and an older woman in a head scarf. Burning houses supposedly set on fire by the Poles. The newsreel cuts off abruptly.
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