STK-ID 40132

Sequence on Dutch civilians listening to speeches by German soldiers and officers at a war plant intercut with soldiers speaking, audience, recruiting posters, people looking at propaganda pamphlets. Cut to meeting in hospital amphitheatre, German officers speaking to nurses, bearded VIP speaking. Several shots of speakers, audience, Nazi and SS paraphernalia on walls, audience standing and giving Nazi salute. Several shots of German people listening to Goebbels on radio. Sequence on recruits: Estonia, Ukraine, Russia, France, on men marching, on tumult at station, boarding train, waving from windows as train pulls out. SS flags on station platform. Shots of German officers planning strategy. Shot of German troops fighting west of Orne River. Shots of machine guns, explosions close to camera, field pieces. Sequence on ME 109's on French airfield, pilots, plane taxiing, taking off en masse. Shot of German ack ack in action. Shots of crashed flying fortresses, US air crewmen being searched. Shots of workers removing injured civilians from debris in burning town. Sequence on servicing of German bombers. Night shots of bombers taking off. Shots of flashes from antiaircraft batteries. Night sequence on motor torpedo boat sinking freighter with torpedoes, darkness.


Excerpt from
German Newsreels
Germany (Deutschland), France
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Digital Bétacam, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm dupe neg b&w, 35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486