WWII - 1940, Germany: Panzer tanks advancing and firing; Hitler & staff; Mussolini
POV from Panzers thru countryside & parked in fields, farmhouses visible. Troops crouched behind tanks. Explosions in background. Germans firing artillery. Tanks move forward towards & past camera. Multiple views. Past destroyed French artillery. Destroyed tanks & dead.
05:06:16 Searching French prisoners & marching along road. Burning tank. Tank out of field; crews talking & drinking, smoking, laughing, eating. German troops marching. Hitler with officers inc. Jodl, von Brauchitsch, Keitl inside Fuehrerhauptquartier Fuehrer HQ.
05:08:40 Hitler & Goering in garden of the Fuehrer HQ; walking thru trees, talking. Happy Hitler w/ other officers. Hitler signs invitation for Mussolini to come to Munich & does little dance before shaking hands & walking off. Hitler greets wounded. Troops listen to announcement about Petain and the French capitulation & Mussolini. Troops cheer.
05:10:46 POV from train thru Munich & view from window. Shots from Hitler's train (another) as he salutes, arriving Munich & greeted. Mussolini arrives.
WW2 Invasion; Fighting; Diplomacy; Nazis;