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WWII - Colour, 1945, Germany: Germany & Cologne Bomb Damage. ca 25Mar45

Reel Number: 220714-01

Color: Colour

Sound: SIL

Year / Date: 1945

Country: Germany,USA

Location: Cologne,Koeln,Koln

TC Begins: 15:00:10

TC Ends: 15:19:45

Duration: 00:19:35

WWII - Colour, 1945, Germany: Germany & Cologne Bomb Damage. ca 25Mar45 Ruins of buildings. Refugees with belongings on path between brick rubble. Total devastation. Street sign Kaiser Wilhelm-Ring - bombed out buildings. 15:03:29 Army Sgt reading into microphone. Press? Loudspeakers 15:04:44 Spires of Cologne Cathedral in shadow against sky. Interior cathedral. Front entrance to cathedral - Twin spires shot from further away. 15:06:36 Local residents standing in group on street listening ? Various shots Germans. 15:08:36 Silhouettes of bombed out buildings. Wrecked tram? sign in window Koeln. 15:09:39 Sign “In Memorium to our Comrades Who Fell with the Bridge” 276th Engr. Bn. Names listed. 15:10:12 Big road sign Koeln. 15:11:22 Crowds of Germans listening to broadcast from loudspeakers on van. Shots from inside van as army Sgt. reads to Germans - various shots miserable faces of locals. Locals talking to Sgt. 15:14:10 Unusable ? 15:17:02 Wrecked and overturned vehicles on side of road. US military truck passes. More shots destroyed vehicles. Jeep up and past. Troops looking at wrecked vehicles. WW2; Destruction; Damage; Wartime Occupation; NOTE: Any 10 continuous minutes sold at per reel rate.

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