Nazi party activities in 1939 and 1940 in Bruchsal
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- Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Stadt Bruchsal Stadtarchiv
Title: Staatsrat Spaniol besichtigt nach der Rede in einer Grosskundgebung Bruchsals Kleintierzucht, 28 Februar 1940 [Councilor Spaniol visits the small animal breeding facility after a speech at a rally in Bruchsal, February 28, 1940]. Spaniol inspects the farm and one of the rabbits.
01:18:16 Title: Mit Flugblaettern glaubten die Franzosen den Krieg zu gewinnen November, 1939 [The French believed they would win the war with leaflets]. Men examine a package of leaflets attached to a hot air balloon that has landed in a field.
01:20:03 Title: Rueckkehr der siegreichen Truppen in Bruchsal, 27 Juli 1940 [Return of the victorious troops to Bruchsal, July 27, 1940] Troops using various modes of transportation (cars, bicycles, motorcycles) ride into Bruchsal under a banner that reads "Herzlich Wilkommen." Cheering crowds line the streets and throw flowers at the returning men. Officers greet each other and salute. One officer gives a speech. Overhead shots of the crowd listening. A soldier drinks from a silver chalice and then makes a speech. Panning shot of saluting civilians. Soldiers in vehicles drive up a hill toward the camera while children and adults race after them and throw flowers. A uniformed man holds a small girl up to a jeep and she hands a flower to the driver.
01:24:57 Title: So sahen Churchill's "militaerische Ziele" aus: Bombenabwuerfe auf Bruchsal am 20 September 1940 [This is what Churchill's "military goals" look like: bomb attack on Bruchsal on September 20, 1940]. People inspect bombed buildings. Workmen begin repairs. Panning shots of damaged roofs. A Madonna figurine sits in a niche on a damaged building.
01:28:16 Title: Englische Brandbombe fiel ins freie Feld 6 Sept. 1940 [English firebombs fell in an open field]. Men dig up an unexploded bomb
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