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German troops return home

Film | Accession Number: 2012.141.1 | RG Number: RG-60.1362 | Film ID: 2953

Banner welcoming soldiers returning home by train reads a Hearty Welcome to you Brave Soldiers. Women, children and old men wave joyfully, and soldiers descending from railway cars hug girls, who offer flowers, to sound of song including Herrlich ist die Heimat. Tank crews lift children onto their flower-garlanded tanks to play. Cheering Germans in garrison town welcome back tank regiment as it parades by. Hitler Youth boys wave white handkerchiefs and young members of the BDM throw flowers at the tanks passing by. CUs of Germans.


Duration
00:02:58
Date
Event:  1940 July
Censor:  1940 July 10
Locale
Germany
Language
German
Genre/Form
Newsreels.
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Transit Film
 
Record last modified: 2020-02-04 10:39:08
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