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Gauleiter speaks; parade for NSDAP convention in Bad Zwischenahn

Film | Accession Number: 2014.196 | RG Number: RG-60.1531 | Film ID: 3930

Title, "Vorbeimarsch vor dem Gauleiter". A parade on June 4 at 3:30pm marches past Carl Röver, the Gauleiter of Weser-Ems from 1929 until his death in 1942. He is standing in a blue Mercedes. The Nazi District Administration headquarters building is behind the Gauleiter and adorned with Nazi flags and eagle insignias.

00:03:42 A street sign points toward "Fährhaus." The parade includes World War One veterans, the Hitler Youth, mounted cavalry and soldiers from various military branches, the Deutsche Arbeitsfront, and the SS.

00:07:47 Title, "Der Gauleiter spricht". Gauleiter Carl Röver speaks to a large gathering on June 4 at 4pm. He is standing on bleachers before a golden eagle symbol at the festival grounds.

00:08:48 The gathering disperses. Military and other organizations march in rank and file. The Gauleiter sits for a meal with other party members. A parade with of men in uniform and the Hitler Youth march along an unknown cobbled street outside the bakery/cafe "Otto Gerdes" in the so-called marketplace curve (Am Brink).

00:11:53 At Zwischenahn Lake, demonstrations of Seeflugstützpunktes (Airfield Rostrup) and the Zwischenahner sailing clubs on June 4 at 12-2 pm. A transport plane, likely a Ju-52, and three biplanes fly overhead.

00:13:10 Title, "Zum Schluss: Das Prachtfeuerwerk". Fireworks burst against a night sky on June 4 at 10pm.

00:15:10 CU, a Nazi golden eagle flag draped in front of the NSDAP headquarters of the District Leader, Johann Schneider, in the Villa Windmüller located on Peter Street. Kodak logo.

Event:  June 3-4, 1939
Bad Zwischenahn, Germany
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, gift of Naomi Buck
Record last modified: 2023-11-07 12:22:30
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