STK-ID 25346

Capture of Cologne (00/03/1945): shots of GI's advancing cautiously through streets, of tank firing, of GI's barricaded behind pile of rubble (00/03/1945). Rear shot of soldier firing from inside a building. A mortar team fires mortar (00/03/1945). Cut to explosion and building crumbling. A man stands in middle of street, firing his rifle (00/03/1945). A tank moves up cautiously. View from top of tank of German tank being fired on by camera tank, German tank burning, crew tumbling out (00/03/1945). TILT UP twin spires of a church (00/03/1945). Shots of white flags, of desolation after battle, of US tank officers congratulating each other (00/03/1945).


Excerpt from
U-Boats Threaten Sea Routes and Other Stories
Cologne (Köln)
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Digital Bétacam, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486