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German soldiers in the Caen area

Film | Accession Number: 2009.357.1 | RG Number: RG-60.4889 | Film ID: 2888

Animated map shows English Channel coast from Brest to Antwerp. A convoy of trucks camouflaged with branches drives toward the camera; soldiers smile and wave. CU of a wooden "one way" sign. Soldier distributes copies of a newspaper to soldiers as they pass him on bicycles. Shot of a soldier reading the newspaper with a headline that reads "Eisenhower hat uns nicht überrascht. [Eisenhower did not surprise us]." German sign cautions against traffic drawing fire upon itself by raising dust, "Feindeinsicht! Wirble keinen Staub auf sonst kriegst du eins aufs Dach drauf". Views of wrecked vehicles by the road.


Duration
00:01:01
Date
Event:  June/July 1944
Production:  1944 July 28
Locale
Caen, France
Language
Silent
Genre/Form
Newsreels.
Credit
Accessed at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Transit Film
 
Record last modified: 2020-09-22 13:11:44
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