Die Deutsche Wochenschau № 535 (1940)

Newsreel №55315, 4 parts, duration: 0:14:44, black-white
Production: UFA

Reel №1


Views of Naples and mount Vesuvius Smoking.

Showing the eruption of the volcano Vesuvius, the lava goes down.


Workshop for making wooden toys.

Work for the lathe to cut the wooden parts for toys.

Blanks are placed in a circle with grooves, the machine secures the small parts on the figure.

Women at the tables are painted with figures, attach thread to move the handle.

Ready-made toys: soldiers, ladies, artisans, angels, etc.

Key words

Italy, Vesuvius, natural phenomena
Germany, crafts, toys

Reel №2


French POWs are on the embankment, they sit in cars. (story not complete).


Volksdeutsche from Romania travel to Germany.

Immigrants at the station, is loaded into wagons.

Soldier helps a woman to get on the train.

Train hits the road.

Man attaches to the car window Nazi flag and spruce twigs.

Arriving in Germany, hanging welcome banners.

A German officer leads the settlers to the house, on which hangs a sign: "Resettlement camp", they greet people who came before.

In the kitchen preparing dinner, immigrants to the dining room.

Sign on the door: "kindergarten N.With.D.."

Little children sit at tables, eat, then play.

Mothers feed babies from a bottle, sitting on a bench in the courtyard.

The settlers dance and sing in the circle of friends.


The parade of Japanese troops in Tokyo.

Emperor Hirohito on white horse inspects troops.

Are different kinds of troops.

Military parade before the Emperor.

In the sky flying aircraft, marching soldiers, riding tanks, galloping cavalry.

General government.

The restoration of a dam on the river.

The work on the bridge, the machine dredged soil from the water.

View of the powerhouse and the canal.

The locks on the canal.

Key words

France, the prisoners
Romania, Germany, Volksdeutsche settlers, railroad, children
Japan, sovereigns, personalities, the parade, the troops, the air force
Poland, the Generalgouvernement, the dam, the powerhouse, sluices, river

Reel №3

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1. Germany.

Speech skaters Maxi and Ernst Baier.

Spectators sit among them soldiers.

Couple on ice.

2. Germany.

Exhibition of works by Ernst Hugo on the German motorways.

Road Map on the bench.

Bust of Hitler's paintings.

Reich Minister Dr.

Todt sees photos of works by Hugo: bridges, roads, talking to Hugo.

3. Construction of a bridge across the Danube in Linz on the route Munich-Vienna Workers at a construction site.

View of the bridge.

4. Occupied Territories.

POW camp behind barbed wire.

French prisoners are on the waterfront, they sit in the car.

Distribution of food.

Captured on dismantling the ruins in Rouen.

Prisoners on building a temporary bridge to replace those destroyed in Paris.

On the bridge is a train.

Prisoners and the local population on the road works.

There is a special machine for laying the ground.

Prisoners repair bicycles.

Key words

Germany, sports, personalities
Austria, exhibition, GOS.figures, personalities
Germany, construction, bridge workers
France, captives, construction, bridge, destruction, pow camp

Reel №4

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5. Germany.

Wehrmacht infantry maneuvers in Germany.

Fragments maneuvers with tanks and aircraft.

The Battle for Bunker, explosions.

A soldier with a flamethrower.

6. German airfield.

Preparing for departure.

Bomb is brought to the aircraft, the strengthening of bombs.

Bombers fly up and heading towards England.

Planes in the air.

Night shooting.

Burning buildings in London after the German air raids (English Shooting operators).

Building in flames, firefighters at work.

Ruins of buildings near Big Ben.

PNRM. destruction.

Queen Elizabeth and George VI visiting the ruins.

Churchill officers inspect the destroyed neighborhoods.

Burnt multistory building.

Key words

France, prisoners transport, troops, war 2 world
Germany, war world 2, maneuvers, tanks, air force, explosion
Germany, world war 2, Royal air force, weapons, fire, destruction, GOS.figures, personalities, monarchs

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