Advanced Search

Learn About The Holocaust

Special Collections

My Saved Research

Login

Register

Help

Skip to main content

German newsreel excerpts: Rommel's funeral; German retreat from Finland; Romanian POWs; Siegfried Line

Film | RG Number: RG-60.1973 | Film ID: 4267

"OSS-316 Export" Reel 1, Part 1, German amphibious training in Northern Europe. Part 2, Gen. Rommel inspects Atlantic Wall defenses and traels in a scout car in North Africa. Tearful civilians observe Rommel's funeral cortege passing. Gen. Runstedt places Hitler's wreath on the bier. Part 3, the German retreat from Finland: refugees and military supply trains move along the Arctic Highway. Crates of civilian and miltiary equipment are piled on a railway platform and loaded into freight cars. Part 4, antitank guns are fired and German tanks advance in Romania's Grosswardein sector; Romanian POWs are searched; German infantry creep through a grain field. Part 5, tanks and artillery firing and panzerfaust units in action in the Siegfried Line, demolished U.S. eqiupment, and German infantry and armor moving along a road.

Genre
Newsreel
Duration
00:09:23
Event Date
1945?
Locale
Germany
North Africa
Finland
Romania
Language
German
Genre/Form
Newsreels.
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
Expand all
 
Record last modified: 2018-03-07 14:11:53
This page: https://collections.ushmm.org/search/catalog/irn562082