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Germans advance into Ukraine

Film | Accession Number: 2013.himka | RG Number: RG-60.1411 | Film ID: 2983
Image

Two soldiers pose for the camera with their heads stuck out of holes in a military-issued tent. A third man pours water on them. In FG, automobile. Panning the campsite. CU of the Edelweiss insignia, indicating that these are troops of the 1st Mountain Division of the Army South. 00:00:47 Mass at the campsite with crowd of seated German soldiers. They pray and accept Eucharist. 00:01:12 Pan of the landscape and surrounding woods. Watch tower. Deep tire tracks in the mud. 00:01:34 Two soldiers survey with binoculars. Soldiers in tall grass with rifles. 00:02:00 Armored tank. CU bullet holes in a radio. 00:02:17 Ukrainian civilians pose briefly near military car. 00:02:27 Landscape and smoke in distance. Bird nesting on roof. 00:02:44 Scenes of battle destruction from van, body face-down by road, belongings scattered. 00:02:56 CUs of a group of soldiers and displaced men with bicycles walking by road. Another body by tank. 00:03:05 Soldiers gather at campsite. Men carry an empty stretcher. Soldiers patrol area, vehicles driving on road. CU soldier. Another digs a grave. 00:03:42 Troops in vans/tanks drive into town. End of reel.

Genre
Unedited
Duration
00:03:48
Event Date
June 1941
Locale
Ukraine
Language
Silent
Genre/Form
Unedited.
Credit
US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of John-Paul Himka
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Record last modified: 2018-08-08 16:29:02
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