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German invasion of Denmark

Film | Accession Number: 2009.357.1 | RG Number: RG-60.4880 | Film ID: 2888

German planes overhead as Germany invades Denmark. The narration says that in order to protect the neutrality of the Scandinavian countries German troops have been dispatched to Denmark and Norway. LS of a park in Copenhagen with hundreds of leaflets scattered on the ground. CU of a hand holding one of the leaflets. A German general and a Danish officer salute each other. Exterior view of the German embassy. Ambassador Renthe-Fink and General Nimmer smile while standing next to the embassy. Danish soldiers receive pistols and cigarettes from German soldiers. Civilians wave to German troops passing in the street. A Danish soldier holds a child while conversing with a German soldier. A German soldier directs traffic. LS of the bustling city of Copenhagen while the voiceover says that normality had returned by midday.


Duration
00:01:54
Date
Event:  1940 April
Production:  1940 April
Locale
Copenhagen, Denmark
Language
Spanish
Genre/Form
Newsreels.
Credit
Accessed at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Transit Film
 
Record last modified: 2020-08-04 09:21:51
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