Die Deutsche Wochenschau № 524 (1940)

Newsreel №62760, 4 parts, duration: 0:30:19, black-white
Production: UFA

Reel №1

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Educational-instructional film about the harmfulness of panic in connection with the bombing of British aviation German cities.

One of the tenants among tucked away in the basement is prone to panic fears.

The others convince him to harm such sentiments.

OK, everybody leave the shelter.

Key words

Germany, world war 2 propaganda

Reel №2

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Working youth in mass sports festival.

Sports exercises on the stadium.


The Fuhrer receives the residence group of the women workers.

Hitler at the table with women.


Wasteland /territory of Poland after 1939 part of Germany/.

Members of the working Imperial service HAPPY for construction and restoration works.

The opening ceremony built by the soldiers GLAD of the shelter.

Generals, Gauleiter Arthur Karl Grazer at the opening.

Solemn marching of soldiers HAPPY.


Western territory /obviously, the region ceded to Germany after the defeat of France.

The sappers laid a Telegraph line.

The installation of Telegraph poles.

Install the hardware, insulators, stringing of wires.

Communications at work.



Evacuated residents return to their homeland.

The arrival of Lorraine at the Central Assembly point.

Men and women wash up, bathe the children.

Evacuated at lunch.

The reconstruction of houses destroyed during the hostilities.

Distribution of agricultural machinery.

The peasants on the harvest.


The Alsace.

Demonstration of the youth organization of Alsace.

Bearers with Nazi flags.

Marching columns of youth.

Key words

Germany, sports, festivals, youth
Germany, State.figures, personalities, Hitler, working women
Poland, construction, soldiers, shelter, State.figures, personalities, world war 2
France, sappers, connection, world war 2
France, refugees, destruction, farmers, agriculture, world war 2
France, youth, Nazis, world war 2

Reel №3

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German minesweepers at work in the mouth of the Rhine.

They caught mine.

The explosion of discovered min.


The return of the submarine from a mission in a German port.

Submarine crew on the deck.

The boat is moored to the pier.

The ceremony of awarding the captain of the Iron cross.

Loading torpedoes on the submarine.

The submarine leaves the Harbor on the implementation of the new combat mission.

The announcer on the success of the German submarine fleet.


West coast.

Part of the German Luftwaffe.

The pilots of the aircraft.

The plane takes off into the air.

Bombers in flight.

The squadron over the English channel.

Fragments of the battle with English planes.

Drop shot down an English plane burning aircraft on the ground.

Key words

Germany, world war 2, the explosion, the Navy
Germany, world war 2, the Navy, the awarding of
France, world war 2, Royal air force

Reel №4

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The Atlantic coast.

Anti-aircraft German troops firing on British planes.

Firing anti-aircraft battery.

Downed English plane.

Key words

France, world war 2, Artillery

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