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Germans make their way into Poland; horse-drawn vehicles; General congratulates troops

Film | RG Number: RG-60.1990 | Film ID: 4267

Part 3 (Reel 2): Animated map shows battle positions of German Army as it goes deeper into heart of Poland. Hitler stands at side of road as German soldiers march past in their advance into Poland. Hitler examines map of advance. Troops on horse-drawn wagons advance into city. Smoke from burning buildings lies heavy along street as infantrymen make their way forward. Pan, destroyed area as fires rage within dwellings. VS, German troops move forward on horse-drawn vehicles. Soldiers and horses rest along roadway and field. Men clean their equipment and perform personal chores before moving forward. VS, horse-drawn vehicles, tanks, and equipment advance through wooded area, town and country roads. German general congratulates troops upon their entry into Poland.

Genre
Documentary
Duration
00:08:54
Event Date
1939
Locale
Poland
Germany
Language
German
Genre/Form
Documentary.
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
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Record last modified: 2018-03-07 14:22:44
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