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German soldiers; loading train; command post

Film | Accession Number: 2020.209 | RG Number: RG-60.7161 | Film ID: 4499

Landscape with trees, powerlines, and a road. Town, church, possibly in France. Crossroads in a path. Sign with an arrow pointing “Befehlsstelle” and “Keimer.” Traveling shots. Checkpoint with a German soldier standing beside. Sign: “Einbahnstrasse.” German military compound. Brief shot of man at a table writing while a German soldier leans over him. Men shoveling beside barrier. German soldier looks directly at the camera. Farming in a field. Traveling on the road. Sign/stone marker: "St. Gabriel 1k Creully 3k" Pan of snowy landscape.

(4:26) German officials oversee cars being loaded onto a train. Troops in uniform stand together by the tracks. KODAK logo. (5:30) A German soldier gives something to a young girl. He lifts her and greets the other children outside the family home. Local children pose for the camera. German troops in village, some talk with the local women Men repair cars. "Befehlsstelle" [Command Post] sign. Landscape. View from inside the car. CUs of the German soldiers, INTs, office. Men at desks, paperwork. Soldiers going over papers.


Duration
00:10:58
Locale
France
Language
Silent
Genre/Form
Amateur.
Credit
Accessed at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Metro Theatre Center Foundation
 
Record last modified: 2021-06-03 12:51:10
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