Tonwoche № 671 (1944)

Newsreel №64053, 2 parts, duration: 0:14:36, black-white
Production: UFA

Reel №1

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President of the Berlin police Count Gelldorf produces review firefighter teams.

It takes a report, commissioned bypasses fire, chatting with them, watching the maneuvers fire brigades.

Firefighters run up the cars, unwind the hose connecting the pipes, open water.

Firefighters in protective clothing.

Gelldorf speaks to the systems.

Marshal Petain is touring the cities of France affected by Allied air raids.

The cortege of cars traveling through the streets of the city, residents welcomed the marshal.

In Lyon Petain visited the hospital where the wounded lie after flying residents.

He inspects the ruins of the city, talking with residents.


The priests of the Catholic and Orthodox churches, escaped from the Bolsheviks found at the German authorities shelter and protection.

In the presence of SS Gruppenführer Gille, was awarded the Order of the Iron Cross with diamonds, German military authorities handed over to representatives of both churches church values, the saved in Kovel German army.

PNRM. on the icons, church utensils.

Key words

Germany, in 1944, the police state. figures, personalities, views, fire maneuvers
France, in 1944, military leaders, celebrities, state. figures, trip, people, wounded
Ukraine, in 1944, World War 2, priests, military leaders, personalities

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Military exercise to the students of the German Infantry School.

Final lesson on the ground.

Students, camouflaged with branches, located in the woods, they put guns to charge them.

Shooting from a grenade launcher, rifles, soldiers, throwing a grenade.

End signal horn.

Students run to the commander, sit beside him on the ground.

Back to school with a song.

Fighting in the area of ​​Cherbourg and the mouth of the River Orne.

Teams of the German coastal batteries are fighting on two sides: on land and on water.

The shelling of the enemy transport fleet.

Heavy caliber guns shoot at ships.

Burning cruiser.

Shooting the enemy artillery ship.

PNRM. along the coast, which are fragments of the Allied Airborne military equipment.

Broken large landing ship loaded machines.

On the road, the wreckage of the British equipment, machines, tanks.

Pointer to Villers-Bocage, a view of the destroyed city.

Broken American tanks in the narrow streets of the city.

The German anti-aircraft artillery shells American bombers during a raid on Paris.

The destruction and fires in the city, destroyed the cathedral.

Dogfight over Paris.

Residents save their belongings, take refuge in shelters.

Work firefighters.

Downed American aircraft burning on the ground.

The crosses on the soldiers' graves.

German soldiers are captured American pilots, they are kept in the hands of the parachutes.

On one of the collection points for prisoners of war.

The prisoners sit on the ground.

Combat post SS General Sepp Dietrich in the forest, it is among the officers.

SS Tank Connection on vacation.

Go soldiers.

Fight in the forest.

Broken American tanks.

German tanks and self-propelled guns in the fighting area.

Counterattack in the Anglo-American connection.

Self-propelled rocket launcher in battle.

The fighting continued until nightfall.

Key words

Germany, in 1944, military schools, infantry
France, in 1944, World War 2, artillery, transport fleet, the Navy, broken appliances
France, in 1944, World War 2, artillery, fire, destruction, prisoners, military leaders, personalities, tanks, SS

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