STK-ID 40141

Air action over France: brief MS of Heinkel bomber. Cuts to bombs falling, to bombs exploding. Shot of three Stukas buzzing the camera to take off. ELSs of explosions intercut with MSs of heavy artillery at work. Shot of German soldiers rowing across a canal, climbing a dyke, throwing grenades. MLS of explosions. More shots of artillery firing, heavy trench mortar being fired, soldiers throwing grenades. Brief cuts to aerian gunner firing. ELS of plane crashing, exploding. MCUs of Stuka engine revving, bomber engine, bomber rolling over camera. Brief shots of bomber taking off, bombers airborne. AERIAL SHOT of city. Shots of German crew, bombs being released. Cut to explosion. Several shots of anti-aircraft guns firing skywards. Short sequence on light German tanks moving past camera out of concealment, on road.


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