Die Deutsche Wochenschau № 617-2 Working material (1942)

Newsreel №62812, 2 parts, duration: 0:16:47, black-white
Production: UFA

Reel №1

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Rommel with officers from the map.

The scheme of the German attack on bir-Hacheim.

British prisoners.

Broken equipment: tanks, guns, cars.

German planes in the air.

The view of the British position.

The map showing German advance to El ADEM and Sidi Rezegh and next to the sea in the area Akali-Tobruk.

Scheme environment Tobruk from the land.

The scheme of the fortifications.

Shoot German guns.


Calculation at the guns.

Rommel is watching through binoculars the progress of hostilities.

Firing a weapon.

Are tanks.

German infantry goes on the offensive.


Rommel wedge leads the attack.

Rides a German tank.


German infantry go forward.

The wheeling machine gun.

Destroyed outposts of the British.

The Germans in the attack

Key words

Africa, world war 2, weapons, prisoners, military leaders, personalities, forces, sea, building, explosion, tanks, military technique

Reel №2

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The German observers.


German generals discuss the military situation.

Officers with Rommel in the car.

Shoot German guns.

Rommel watching the battle through binoculars.

English burning appliances.

British prisoners.

Destroyed equipment: tanks, guns.

Rommel defeated considering the strengthening of the British.

The captive blacks.

German technology goes forward.

Shelling Of Tobruk.

The form of a redoubt in front of the fortress.

Shooting guns.

German infantry.

German planes in the air.

The view from the air on a springboard.

Destroyed Tobruk.

Ships at anchor /the view from the airplane.


Coast. pnrm. the field at Tobruk.

Broken buildings of the fortress, remains of equipment, destroyed the warehouses.

A great number of prisoners.

The prisoners stand, sit on the ground.

The German car followed by endless columns of prisoners.

The Ruins Of Tobruk.

In the fortress.


The ruins of the buildings.

German soldiers on the streets.

The destroyed structures and buildings.

In the distance the harbour.

Burning neftestroy.

Rommel with officers at the headquarters.

German technology in the desert.

Riding tanks, cars, motorcycles, BMP

Key words

Africa, world war 2, military equipment, destruction, building, explosion, military leaders, personalities, weapons, prisoners, air force, Navy, trophies, soldiers, harbour, tanks, fire

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