Side by side. (1941)

Film-document №67974 2 parts, Duration: 0:18:29.642, Black-white to collection Price category G

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About the military actions of Nazi troops on the island of Crete.

Athens, the ancient ruins.

The Acropolis.

Geographic map of the island of Crete.

German generals at the map.

The capture of Crete by landing an air landing was the brightest airborne operation in the 2nd world war.

This plan was proposed by the commander of German airborne troops by General Kurt student.

Troops sent to Crete, transport aircraft.

The soldiers ready to fly.

The shooter checks the gun.

Planes flying to Crete at the bottom of the sea.

The release of the assault on parachutes.

Thrown from the plane on parachutes containers with medical equipment and medicines.

Side by side with the soldiers are the doctors and nurses.

On the field lay dead and wounded.

Field infirmary.

To the island a suitable German vessel, he unloaded the horses, ammunition, sanitary bus boxes.

The soldiers were sleeping, taking advantage of the moment.

Duty peeling potatoes in the pot cook food.

Plane loads medical company

Key words

Germany, Greece, Island, World War 2, landing, Sea, Air, water transport, weapons, military commanders, paratroopers, army, personalities, destruction, medicine, wounded

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Fly transport aircraft, the cabin General.

Down flashed the kind of terrain of the city.

Pilot's hands on the wheel.

The island was defended by British, Australian and novoselitskii troops.

Has the English artillery.

German soldiers unloaded from the plane, taking on Board the wounded.

British prisoners who were sent to Athens.

The wounded Englishman hopping on one foot.

German soldiers in the attack.

Artillery strikes on the village.

Capture point under the cover of aircraft.

Medics provide first aid to the wounded on the battlefield, remove and carry them on stretchers to the infirmary.

Soldier with a bandaged hand in the infirmary, the doctors examine the wound, bandage, do a shot.

Injured leaves into the air.

Medics meet again on the battlefield.

There is no end

Key words

Greece, world war 2, air force, island, artillery, nationality, soldiers, wounded, prisoners of war, medicine