German newsreel excerpts: German munitions trains; American POWs; V-1 bombs
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- Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
Reel 2, Part 1, camouflaged German munitions trains move up near Caen after the Normandy invasion. German antiaircraft fires at Allied planes over Caen. Devastation in the city. German troops assist civilians. Tanks, motorcycles, infantry, and artillery move up. Antitank guns cripple U.S. Sherman tanks. U.S. POWs are marched to the rear. Part 2, Hamburg, Germany, in flames after an Allied air raid. Searchers probe into debris; dead and wounded are removed. Corpses are laid out in a huge hall. V-1 bombs are launched.
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