Ostland Woche № 25705 (1944)

Newsreel №63345, 1 part, duration: 0:08:40, black-white
Production: UFA

Reel №1

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The celebration of Hitler's birthday in Riga (Latvia).

Speech Symphony Orchestra.

Reichskommissar Ostland Heinrich Lohse delivers a solemn speech.


The Reval (Tallinn), celebrate the day of the Fuhrer's birthday.

At a solemn meeting in favor of Estonia General Commissioner Karl Littsman.

In Kaunas, the streets marching column of soldiers RAD with shovels in their hands, with balconies looking residents.

Speech by Commissioner General of Lithuania Theodor Adrian von Rentelna at the solemn meeting in the hall of the former Lithuanian opera.

Holiday on a German airfield in having special merits squadron "Condor", which that day (the day of the birth of the Führer) coincided with another significant date.

The battalion commander gives a report to General Aviation Rudolf Meister.

Meister bypass operation personnel, addresses a speech to the soldiers.

Awarding of five officers and soldiers iron cross, they receive rewards for being more than 400 times inflict damage on the enemy.

The awarded heroes pass by the building, salute.

Meister takes a battalion parade.

The funeral took place in Riga commander of the Latvian SS Legion standartenfuehrer Woldemar Weiss.

The funeral ceremony at the Dome Cathedral, the residents walk past the coffin, which is honor guard.

The coffin was covered with a swastika flag on the wall panel with the SS symbol.

Awards Weiss on a cushion.

Wreaths at the tomb.

Relatives and friends of the deceased in mourning sitting on chairs.

Funeral speech.

Carrying the coffin out of the cathedral, the soldiers carried him in his arms on the street, put on the armor of a tank.

Population says goodbye to Weiss.

At the cemetery the coffin is removed from the tank is carried.

Close-up of a soldier's head in hand with the SS badge, pouring rain.

The coffin is lowered against the wall.

Soldiers salute of rifles.

The coffin was lowered into the grave.

Close-up of a bas-relief with a soldier in a helmet and armor.

Speech by the mayor.

Are the women in mourning, the boy in uniform.

Farewell to Weiss, at the grave lay wreaths.

Boxing match in Berlin between the German and Dutch boxers.

Moments of the match.

Key words

Baltic, 1944, World War 2, the celebration, the state. figures, personalities, Symphony Orchestra, labor groups
Germany, 1944, world war 2, Air Force, military leaders, celebrities, award
Latvia, 1944, World War 2, the funeral ceremony, celebrities, military leaders, the population
Germany, 1944, sports, boxing

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