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Volunteers from various countries

Film | Accession Number: 2009.356.1 | RG Number: RG-60.4964 | Film ID: 2886

Danish, Spanish, and Italian volunteers leave their countries for Germany to join the "fight against Bolshevism." In Denmark the youths parade through the street while being saluted by onlookers. They carry a Danish flag and a woman in uniform hands out flowers. CU on a poster reading "Germanerne". A train full of volunteers leaves the station. Good shots of crowds of people giving Hitler salute. In Spain, a train crowded with volunteers leaves a station. A huge crowd watches the train go. The narrator notes that most of these volunteers, now member of the Blue Division, are veterans of the Spanish Civil War. In Italy, Crown Prince Umberto sees off Italian volunteers. Women throw flowers to the departing troops. The narrator says that upon arrival in Germany all of these troops enjoy a warm welcome.

Genre
Newsreel
Duration
00:01:08
Event Date
1941
Locale
Denmark
Italy
Spain
Language
German
Genre/Form
Newsreels.
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Bundesarchiv
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