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Nazis marching; Himmler

Film | Accession Number: 2016.518 | RG Number: RG-60.1870 | Film ID: 4213

Filmed by the local photography shop owner. Slowed down film of men marching through the streets. Young boys wear armbands and carry a Nazi flag. Soldiers march through. Nazi flags hang from the buildings to the right and left. Swastika armband. Nazi flag hangs from the “Hotel Post.”

10:23:16 A building at the center of town with German eagle. Nazi flags. Nazi officers in Sturmabteilung (SA) uniforms climb out of a car and greet people. 10:23:26 Franz Hofer, Gauleiter of Gau Tirol Vorarlberg, is second from left. They salute, one appears to drink a shot of something. The parade continues. A large gathering of the SA. Kodak logo.

10:24:42 People stand in front of the building seen in RG-60.1869 “...zum Greif” with a Nazi flag. A man eats soup or stew and makes faces at the camera. Everyone eats. Women serve the food. Kodak logo. Streets and buildings covered in Nazi flags. Nazis in the streets. Children waving small Nazi flags. Strands of Nazi pennants across town. A castle on top of a hill. Sign: “Ein Volk Ein Reich Ein Führer!” Another building has a banner with swastikas on each end that reads “Wi danken den Führer mit.. Ja” Nazi pennants.

10:29:09 Outdoors, a man and woman talk. People sit around at long tables. Some people smile at the camera. Kodak logo. Parade. Everyone lined up in formation. 10:30:28 Heinrich Himmler marches (in shorts). CU of Himmler with his arms folded, talking to the man next to him.

Event:  Summer 1939
Accessed at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Agentur Karl Hoeffkes
Record last modified: 2021-06-03 12:50:45
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