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Wehrmacht in France; French POWs

Film | Accession Number: 2016.518 | RG Number: RG-60.0195 | Film ID: 4272

German soldiers in field. Sign "Achtung Minen Lebensgefahr" warning about mines. Various views of men on the front, fences. Minefields. Cemetery. Ruins. Soldiers shave, cook, rest. 10:19:19 Pak at street. Local French town in ruins. Germans pass on horseback, tanks. Roadside gravesites. Monument. 10: 21:13 French bunker. More graves of German soldiers who died on June 15, 1940). Destroyed village, downed French plane.

10:22:10 Pak at the coast. Troops advance. 10:22:14 Brief shot of French civilians en route. German troops on road. "RAON L'ETAPE (Vosges)" 10:23:13 French prisoners of war marched with hands behind their heads (brief). Monument, town square. Sign, "St DIE - SENONES." Ambulance: Service de Sante. HAS, villages, church. Abandoned belongings. CU, two civilian women pose for the camera. Band performs in town square. German troops advancing.

Film Title
Meine Soldatenzeit
Genre
Amateur
Duration
00:08:05
Event Date
1940
Locale
France
Language
Silent
Genre/Form
Amateur.
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Agentur Karl Hoeffkes
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Record last modified: 2018-09-13 12:44:03
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