Tonwoche № 488 (1940)

Newsreel №63966, 2 parts, duration: 0:15:44, black-white
Production: UFA

Reel №1

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British troops leave Hong Kong.

Steamer "So sang" in the port Tientsin (Tianjin).

English soldiers come out of the railway carriages pass along the waterfront, to Board the ship.

At the station there is transportation of cargoes by the Chinese coolie, they carry the boxes.

The pile of boxes with the words "Hong Kong" sleeping Chinese.

Winter in Europe.

Italy, snow-covered streets of Rome.

The triumphal arch, the Colosseum.

Snow-covered area in front of the Cathedral with the fountain in the center.

People in the area play in the snow.


In Berlin, residents take to the streets to remove the snow with shovels.

The boy sweeps the snow away with a broom.

Adults and children enjoy sledding with slides.

In Garmisch-Partenkirchen skiing competitions of the German recruits.

Jumping, decorated with Olympic symbols.

The winner of the competition - Tony Eisgruber, in second place - Hammerschmidt from Innsbruck.

View of the ramp and the panorama of the surrounding area.

Berlin, Randolphe the lake.

Racing ice boats on the frozen lake.

Champion Ernst Holtz on the Buer.

Ice rink in Berlin.

Figure skating among children at the rink.

Public skating girls, they're watching.

Children try to make various figure skating moves: swallow, gyroscope, etc.


Women workers bring their children to kindergarten.

Children playing in the room.

One of the girls birthday, the guys congratulate her, kiss, she treats friends cookies.

Lunch, children at the tables.

Tyrolean village.

In the village organized by the service of repairing clothes.

Girls gather home needs fixing clothes, put it in the recycle bin.

Girls with baskets walking down the street, enter the house.

Fix girls clothes.

The boy sits at the spinning wheel, trying to twist the thread.


Wilhelmplatz in the conquered German city of Posen in Poland.

View Stroy of young German soldiers, which lead to the oath.

Key words

Hong Kong, 1940, world war 2, Navy, transport, train
Italy, Germany, 1940, a natural phenomenon
Germany, 1940, sports, skiing, personalities
Germany, 1940, sports, race on snowmobiles, personalities, figrue skating, children
Austria, 1940s, women, children, kindergarten
Germany, 1940, youth, blagotvoritelnosti
Poland, 1940, world war 2, the oath, the soldiers

Reel №2

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Production processes in the factories of the German war industry.

A worker grinds on the machine rifle butt.

Is facing rifle butts.

Workers assemble the rifle.

The conveyor casings for rifles.

Views of the shells and casings of various calibers.

Forge, press.

Is forging casings.

Operates lathe, cutter closeup.


Working as a welder.

Working at the stove get red-hot barrel of the weapon, forge it.

Workers assemble the gun.

Panorama of the shop, there is mounting guns.


Troops on maneuvers.

On the way riding horse artillery, cavalry.

Planes in the sky.

The air RAID alarm the soldiers run away, hide in a ditch.

The machine with the mounted anti-aircraft guns.

Cavalry crossing a stream.

The soldiers set the gun, shoot at tanks.

Part of the infantry on the offensive.

Explosions in the forest.

Soldiers leave the trenches and go on the attack, advancing in short rushes under the explosions.

Shooting flamethrowers.

Key words

Germany, 1940, world war 2, industry, military, weapon, working
Germany, 1940, world war 2, maneuvers, artillery, cavalry, air force, air RAID, antiaircraft gun, guns

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