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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
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: 2018-11-27 10:54:44
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