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WWII - 1939, German Film: Advance Into Poland R3 of 4

Reel Number: 300005

Color: Black and White

Sound: SD

Year / Date: 1939,1930s,1940s

Country: Germany,Poland


TC Begins: 01:00:23

TC Ends: 01:10:44

Duration: 00:10:21

WWII - 1930, Poland: German Army Crossing Vistula River; Aircraft Bombing Poland LS damaged / destroyed iron bridge over Wisla / Vistula River w/ castle / towers in background. Derailed locomotive & railroad car. Men / German soldiers carry long wooden beam across bridge during reconstruction supervised by other German soldiers. German car drives across, then cavalry horses pulling artillery. 01:01:45 German horse carriage into town, civilians including children watch in background. 01:01:51 Panzer fording river out of water & onto river bank, destroyed bridge in background. German truck w/ soldiers & artillery, followed by half-track, fords river. 01:02:44 CU of Heinkel HE-111 aircraft / plane propellors turning. CU of landing gear as German bomber takes off. CU, pilot. Aerial shot of German bomber on photographic mission; destroyed bridge seen. Bomber crew sending telegraphic message. Aerial shot of railway tracks. German soldiers watching bomber fly by / landing. 01:04:05 German soldiers & civilian study wheel, film reel of aerial reconnaissance photographs, annotating maps. LS of German bombers on ground. German soldiers unloading bombs from crates for fighter planes. German soldiers on phone looking at map. 01:05:33 German bomber crew & fighter pilots scramble to planes. Mechanics start engines. Fighter planes (Stukas?) take off. Aerial of fighters / Stukas . Int cockpit w/ navigator looking out. Aerial of town. GSAP camera footage as aircraft dives in towards railway tracks. Plumes of back smoke. Aerial of anti-aircraft defenses, German bombers in formation. 01:08:07 Int German bomber w/ gunner firing machine-gun. Aerial of bombs being dropped & hitting town. Aerial of German bombers in formation, bomb damaged railway tracks. 01:09:17 Destroyed military armoured train & locomotive. MS of train mounted gun next to coal-cart. German soldiers study damage. 01:10:00 Destroyed Polish airfield w/ biplanes on ground. Interior of bomb damaged hangar. Destroyed aircraft. 01:10:24 German officer on horseback followed by German infantry and trucks. Abrupt end. WW2 Fall of Poland; German Invasion; 1930s; 1940s; Nazis; Luftwaffe; NOTE: In our experience German Nazi material is considered in the public domain throughout the world. If users feel any further clearances are necessary they are to be their own responsibility.

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