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Falkenhausen resigns as military governor of Belgium and northern France

Film | Accession Number: 2009.357.1 | RG Number: RG-60.4886 | Film ID: 2888

General Alexander von Falkenhausen officially relinquishes his position as military governor of Belgium and northern France on July 18, 1944 in Brussels. Long shot then CU of Falkenhausen at a podium in front of an audience of men in Nazi uniforms. The location is the offices of the Belgian senate. Shot of Josef Grohe, the new Reichskommissar of the civilian government (the transition from military to civilian government was decreed on July 13, 1944), and General der Infanterie Martin Grase sitting in the front row of the audience. Grase gets up to speak, followed by Grohe. LS of Grohe at the podium. A bust of Hitler is visible behind him.

Genre
Newsreel
Duration
00:00:48
Event Date
1944 July 18
Locale
Brussels, Belgium
Language
Mute
Genre/Form
Newsreels.
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Transit Film
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