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Post-WWII - 1945, Germany: Berlin War Damage. Jul45 R2 of 3

Reel Number: 221500-09

Color: Black and White

Sound: SIL

Year / Date: 1945

Country: Germany

Location: Berlin

TC Begins: 18:05:52

TC Ends: 18:15:00

Duration: 00:09:08

Post-WWII - 1945, Germany: Berlin War Damage. Jul45 R2 of 3 Berlin street, bicycle & pedestrians past heavy destruction. Middle-aged refugee couple cooking near belongings. Traffic past, old man standing eating; people walking along street. 18:06:58 View from inside rubble looking out at Potsdamer Platz w/ heavy damage; woman sitting w/ belongings, people past. Street sign: Potsdamer Pick. Large artillery. Policeman answering questions; Russian troops march past. Pedestrians past. 18:08:04 Near Brandenburg Gate, Russian signs in foreground, bus passes, policeman. Russian soldiers past in front of 3-column monument w/ portraits of Stalin, Truman & Churchill. Traffic past. Refugee famlly pull large wagon w/ belongings. 18:08:55 Portion of apartment walls standing of bombed out buildings. View down street w/ destruction both sides. MCU of buildings; LS of buildings. Bicycles past. 18:09:59 Women, drafted by Arbertsfront-German Labor Board, w/ picks breaking & stacking bricks; w/ buckets carrying to clear rubble. Damaged Kaiser Wilhelm Church w/ partially destroyed towers. CU tilt up towers. People walking past. 18:11:03 MCU of church. CU posters for Berlin Zoo & Aquarium. Broken cage & man climbs into monkey cage (?). People looking at elephant. MCU of elephant, blowing sand. Baboon does flips, others sitting. Monkeys in tree grooming. 18:13:08 Plane taking off near end of Templehof Airport. LS large building of airport; nearby buildings w/ scorch marks. Jeep out of complex. Small biplane. View of planes on field from tower. Building w/ washing hanging on line. Planes seen taxiing from top of building. Destruction; Wreckage; Refugees; Daily Life; July, 1945; Berlin, Occupied Germany; Jul45; Post-WW2;

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