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Filmed diary of a fighter squadron

Film | Digitized | Accession Number: 2016.518 | RG Number: RG-60.5410 | Film ID: 4365

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    Filmed diary of a fighter squadron


    Filmed diary of a fighter squadron, “Green heart”-Squadron West / East. Aerial combat. Messerschmitt Me 323 Gigant.
    00:42:35 Knight cross holder General Alfred Keller, chief of Air Fleet 1 and commander East with oak leaf bearer Reinhard Seiler, commander III. JG 54. 00:42:52 General Alfred Keller. 00:42:59 Knight cross holder Reinhard Seiler. 00:45:47 Front reporter with camera. 00:55:00 Brilliant bearer Adolf Galland, Hannes Trautloff (Kommodore JG 54), oak leaf bearer Dietrich Hraback (Kommandeut // JG 54). Galland visiting JG 54. 00:55:44 Hrabak, Heinrich Krafft, Galland and Seiler (from right to left). 00:56:00 Galland. Krafft and Hrabak (from right to left). 00:56:15 Knight cross holder Hannes Trautloff. 00:56:17 Knight's Cross holder Ekkehard Bob. 00:57:30 Brilliant wearer Werner Mölders. 01:01:30 Russian winter, JU 52 in overflight. 01:07:10 burning airfield, destroyed machines in winter. 01:10:30 crawler tractor pulls crashed airplane out of snow. 01:17:44 Gigant, 01:19:19 home leave: mountains, Rhine trip. 01:20:32 Pilots with life jackets are waiting for their deployment. 01:23:00 Dogfights against four-engine bombers. 01:28:49 Burning of documents / dissolution. 01:29:13 Pilots are trained for infantry use. 01:39:50 dogfights against four-engine bombers
    Accessed at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Agentur Karl Hoeffkes

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    B&W / Color
    Black & White
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    • Master 4365 digital: H264 - SD
      Master 4365 digital: H264 - SD
      Master 4365 digital: H264 - SD
      Master 4365 digital: H264 - SD

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    Agentur Karl Hoeffkes
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    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.
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    Agentur Karl Hoeffkes
    File Number
    Source Archive Number: M 162
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    2024-02-21 07:52:53
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