Die Deutsche Wochenschau № 680 (1943)

Newsreel №55985, 2 parts, duration: 0:17:31
Production: UFA

Reel №1

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The visit of the Bulgarian Tsar Boris to Germany.

Hitler's meeting with Tsar Boris at the airfield with Ribbentrop.

Handshakes are exchanged, Keitel and other generals are present.

Hitler and the Tsar get into the car.

They are included in the bid.

After the conversation, Hitler and Boris leave the headquarters, Boris says goodbye to the Fuhrer.

Boris gets on the plane. (The episode is edited from their chronicles of 1941-942.)


The funeral of Tsar Boris in Sofia (28.08.1943).

The coffin with the body of the tsar in the Cathedral of Alexander Nevsky.

Queen Johanna at the memorial service.

Representatives of foreign delegations.

The German delegation with Admiral Raeder and Keitel.

A wreath from the Fuhrer.

The young tsar is the heir to the throne.

Funeral cortege.

The coffin on the gun carriage is sent to the railway station for burial in one of the monasteries in the city of Rila.

Troops in the funeral march.

They lead the king's favorite horse.


Young members of the Hitler Youth in classes on fire defense, mechanics, shooting.

Crossing the river in the exercise.


German auxiliary cruiser in the Japanese port.

Visit of Japanese sailors to the ship, exchange of toasts.

German and Japanese flags.

German sailors on a city tour.

Soldiers ride on boats, admire Fujiyama.

Eastern Front (Smolensk region).

The parts are sent to rest.

Cars with vacationers on a country road.

View from a moving passenger car.

Their replacement units are sent to the front.

Digging trenches.

The Germans eat watermelon, other fruits, and watch the kittens romp.


Boris III Simeon II

Calendar: 09/1943

Reel №2

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German in the trenches with the periscope.

The charred tree trunks.

The Germans are in the trenches in the water.

Shoot German guns.

Staff officers from the map.

The gun on the platform, turn the barrel shots.

German tanks and infantry in the attack.

Anti-aircraft fire on Soviet aircraft.

Shoot the German tanks.

A fragment of a fight.

Marines in the attack.

The bombing of the Soviet position, German planes in the air.

Shoot six-barrel mortars, fragments of a firefight.

Repulsed Soviet positions, the corpses of soldiers, destroyed Soviet tanks, machinery.

German soldiers are considering the holes in the tank.

Soviet prisoners of war of the Germans are injured on a stretcher, the front-line hospital.

Awarding of a wounded German officer Iron Cross.

SS Panzer Division, smiling tanker.


Chief of the group "South" Field Marshal Kesselring inspects the German coastal fortifications, looking into the pipe.

German artillery guns from eating grapes, cleaning tools.

Column motorized German troops, passing the German-Italian border at the Brenner.

A pointer to the Brenner.

How to get across the river.

The train tanks, the German guns, motor vehicles with the technique.

German troops at the border.

Italian and German children, child soldiers are being taken in military vehicles.

The population meets the German colors, offers wine, fruit.

German engineering is moving on the roads of Italy, rides on a mountain road, through the tunnel.

Key words

Ju-87, Nebelwerfer, Stug III, Pz IV, Marder III

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