Die Deutsche Wochenschau No.601 Mar42 Reel 2
Cont’d... warships at sea off Dutch coast, barrage balloons above. Alarm raised as Allied (British) bomber sighted; crew to battle stations, anti-aircraft fire. Depth charges. Planes in formation. Wounded crewman on deck, treated; good CU Nazi officer looking thru binoculars.
09:12:44 Shelters constructed on beach Kuban bridgehead ? by the Black Seal Sign Spatenbraeu Muenchen VO “a dream under the hot sun” - SB is beer brand. Bunker camouflaged w/ sand, Nazi eagle symbols created using pebbles. Troops run to coastal gun emplacements to defend against Russian Ships - heavy fire. Air to air & air to ground shots Junkers Stukas (GOOD) in flight inc. gun camera footage firing at enemy targets along coast.
09:15:19 Map of Eastern Front around Kursk, Orel & Bjelgorod, Russia. German anti-aircraft tanks in field - aerial dogfight above; Allied planes shot down, pan across dozens of tanks at dusk.
09:16:56 Waffen-SS troops & officers; watch tank advance across field w/ motorcycle troops. Tank battle as dogfight continues above - traveling shot from tank moving down road, soldiers sitting on front w/ puppy. 09:20:52 Soviet tank blown up, German troops go to investigate; heavy smoke floats across battlefield. Russian troops surrender. PoWs marched w/ hands up & under guard - long line of prisoners marching down road.
09:22:51 Wrecked Soviet equipment & bodies in trench. German soldiers resting, smiling. Grenades handed out. More tanks firing from abandoned village. CU soldier out of trench. Ground-based rocket launcher. The End. (Very GOOD reel)
WWII Fighting; WW2 Russia / USSR; Barbarossa; Eastern Front;