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WWII - 1940s, Newsreel: note need correct title from NARA

Reel Number: 300274

Color: Black and White

Sound: SD

Year / Date: 1930s,1940s



TC Begins: 01:00:11

TC Ends: 01:10:35

Duration: 00:10:24

WWII - 1940s, Newsreel: German w/ Spanish Language Map of French & Belgium along English Channel. Soldiers in woods move ammunition in cases trucks & load; camouflaged trucks along road w/ soldiers in back watching sky. Planes over & artillery firing; heavy smoke rising from explosions. Night & fire burning, trucks passing. 01:02:12 Daytime & city street w/ burning buildings; German infantry thru very heavily damaged buildings. Troops assembled for counterattack, MCUs tired. Column of tanks on road past camera. Infantry advance along road; add camouflage to helmet & wait, others hurry along hedgerows. Smoking while bombs exploding nearby. 01:04:17 Soldier on radiophone; tank into place & men prepare ammunition & fire barrage from tree line. CUs loading & firing heavy artillery. Infantry in ditch along road, wait; American tank passing & Nazis run after. Bazooka fired at passing USA tanks; infantry runs to parked tank & throws grenade but tank runs off, explosion in field. German infantry move forward again. 01:06:19 Dead American found, inspect clothing; heavily damaged tank beside road. German soldiers w/ wounded American; others taken prisoner & marched. LIned up standing and sitting w/ bandages looking glum. Many Allied prisoners of war / POWs marched under German guard. 01:08:04 Fires burning in large houses and church from Allied bombing. Firefighting. Shoveling in rescue attempt. Women crying, bodies removed. 01:09:01 Large painting in damaged church & damaged statues. Bodies in wreckage. Wagon w/ coffins pulled past. Very large empty warehouse w/ bodies filling floor; mcu of corpses, baby. 01:09:49 Soldier carrying telescope; LS of white cliffs of Dover / England. Buzz bombs launched CU MCU past WW2 Nazi / German Newsreel( ?); Fighting; Battles; Propaganda; Religion;

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