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Speer, Hitler and others inspect weapons

Film | Accession Number: 2009.356.1 | RG Number: RG-60.4999 | Film ID: 2887

R 1 of 3. Fuehrerhauptquartier Rastenburg (East Prussia) May 18, 1942. Albert Speer, Hitler, General Fichtner, Bodenschatz, Porsche, and others inspect some equipment and a map (?). The other men listen while Hitler speaks and gestures animatedly. The next title indicates that the location is now Goering's train and the date is 10 August [1942]. Footage shot from the top of the train as it travels. Men stand lookout on the top of the train. The train comes to a stop. Goering, Speer, Jeschonnek, Bodenshatz, and Milch stand talking beside the train. Title: Inspection of new weapons, 20 March [1943]. Hitler gets off a train and greets Wilhelm Keitel, Speer, Karl Saur, General Guderian, Kurt Zeitzler, Walter Buhle. Hitler, surrounded by a large group, inspects a large machine/weapon. A long shot shows the crowd assembled to look at the machine and the enormous size of it.

R 3 of 3
Fuehrerhauptquartier Rastenburg (East Prussia) Title: Demonstration of weapons for Hitler on 18 December [1943]. Hitler, Speer and others view tanks and different caliber shells. Some of the other men present include: General Holzhaeuer, Dr. Mueller, Porsche, Saur, General Buhle, Guderian, Jodl.

Fuehrerhauptquartier Rastenburg (East Prussia) on 7 July [1944]. Hitler stands in the middle of a group which includes: Himmler, Speer, Keitel. 01:43:07 Good CU of Hitler and Speer. A soldier bends over to demonstrate something and Hitler taps him on the back and smiles. Speer visits Reichsminister Julius Dorpmueller on 24 July 1944. Speer enters a nicely furnished room, opens a fancy box, and presents the Fritz Todt Ring to Dorpmueller. Ganzenmueller is also present. CU of the certificate that accompanies the ring.

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Rastenburg, East Prussia, Germany
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Bundesarchiv
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