STK-ID 11437

LS of explosion in field in Russia. Cut to GROUND TO AIR SHOT of aircraft squadron. Sequence on tanks advancing past camera, men on tanks, infantry coming out of trench, running in woods, tanks firing. Cuts to LSs of explosion. Brief CUs of helmeted heads of German soldier. Cuts to MLSs of smoke from explosion. CU of German officer speaking on telephone. Day shots of rockets launchers in action. Night shot of volleys of rockets streaking away. Shot of German tanks rolling past camera in winter. Shot of German soldiers emerging from snow-covered bunker and manning guns. MLSs of guns firing and cut to explosion in snow. Profile shot of German sailor looking through binoculars, deck of submarine in background, sea. Interior CUs of crew at their posts, captain being summoned to look in periscope. Cut to view of empty sea through periscope. CU of German machine gun firing, cartridge belt moving by camera and through gun. Shots of side of railroad car at Compiege where Germans signed armistice in 1918 and where the French capitulated in 1940. Shot of German army parading. Cut to Adolf Hitler doing little dance of joy, shaking hands with officers.


Excerpt from
German Military Footage
Russia, France
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Video Disk, Digital Bétacam, Reel 16 mm
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w, 16mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486