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German and Austrian mountain hunters

Film | Accession Number: 2016.518 | RG Number: RG-60.5275 | Film ID: 4365

A propaganda film by Wolfgang Gorter. The 1st Mountain Division Mittenwald in the Caucasus 1939 - 1942. The footage for this film comes from the camera of a mountain hunter of the former 1st Mountain Division Mittelwald. Includes fight at 50 degrees below zero, flagging on the 5,633 meter high Elbrus and daily life of the soldiers in an occupied country.


Film Alternate Title
Comrades Under the Edelweiss
Duration
01:30:00
Date
Production:  1943
Event:  1939-1942
Locale
Caucasus
Language
silent
Genre/Form
Propaganda.
Credit
Accessed at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Agentur Karl Hoeffkes
 
Record last modified: 2020-09-22 13:11:29
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