Advanced Search

Learn About The Holocaust

Special Collections

My Saved Research




Skip to main content

Wehrmacht soldiers perform drills

Film | Digitized | Accession Number: 2016.518 | RG Number: RG-60.0193 | Film ID: 4272

Search this record's additional resources, such as finding aids, documents, or transcripts.

No results match this search term.
Check spelling and try again.

results are loading

0 results found for “keyward

    Wehrmacht soldiers perform drills


    AGFA 8 1939 Title: “Meine Soldatezeit” Intertitle: “Grußubung” German soldiers perform drills. Intertitle: “Fußdienst.” The men do more exercises. Intertitle: “Gewehrubungen.” They perform drills with their guns. Intertitle: “Nachrichten-dienst.” They stand with a sign with the letter F on it. They use a field telephone. The men in a field. They look at a sheet of paper. The men set up wire lines and use the field telephone. Intertitle: “Bedingungs-schießen mit Karabiner.” A soldier hops. Shooting practice with the Karabiner 98k. Soldiers lay on a wooden table and fire the gun. Intertitle: “Fußdienst.” Foot service. They practice firing their guns and reloading. Intertitle: “Geschutz-exerzieren.” Gun exercises. They practice with heavy artillery. A soldier raises and lowers a cannon shell like a weight over his head. Officers inspect the Karabiners. Intertitle: “ Ausfahrt zun Scharfscheißen.” Various military cars and trucks. They fire the cannons across a field, smoke plumes indicate their impact in the distance. “Ende”
    Film Title
    Meine Soldatenzeit
    Event:  1939
    Accessed at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Agentur Karl Hoeffkes

    Physical Details

    B&W / Color
    Black & White
    Image Quality
    Time Code
    10:00:00:00 to 10:12:51:00
    Film Format
    • Master
    • Master 4272 Digital: H264 - SD
      Master 4272 Digital: H264 - SD
      Master 4272 Digital: H264 - SD
      Master 4272 Digital: H264 - SD

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    You do not require further permission from the Museum to access this archival media.
    Agentur Karl Hoeffkes
    Conditions on Use
    Contact to license this film footage.

    Keywords & Subjects

    Administrative Notes

    Film Provenance
    Karl Hoeffkes has collected over 2,000 hours of rare original film material documenting the period from 1925 to 1946. The collection consists of mostly amateur footage in both black and white and color that focuses on Europe during the pre-war and mid-war periods. The United States Holocaut Memorial Museum entered a cooperative agreement with Agentur Karl Hoeffkes in April 2015 which enables the Museum to provide access to the entire AKH archive and use the material for future exhibitions, research and scientific purposes, and publications.
    Refer to AKH catalog:
    Film Source
    Agentur Karl Hoeffkes
    File Number
    Source Archive Number: M 1
    Record last modified:
    2024-02-21 07:52:04
    This page:

    Download & Licensing

    In-Person Research

    Contact Us