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WWII - 1942, German Newsreel: Siege of Leningrad; North Africa & Rommel R2 of 2

Reel Number: 221224-04

Color: Black and White

Sound: SD

Year / Date: 1942

Country: Libya,Russia,USSR

Location: North Africa,Tripoli

TC Begins: 07:23:48

TC Ends: 07:32:52

Duration: 00:09:04

WWII - 1942, German Newsreel: Siege of Leningrad; North Africa & Rommel R2 of 2 Cont’d. SS troops guarding roads; snow huts being built for SS. Soldiers patrol on skis, troops firing against Russians. CU soldier feeds bullets thru machine gun as another fires. 07:25:00 Alarm raised, bell rung. Soldiers thru icy trenches; machine gunners firing shells, heavy gun. 07:25:45 Burning Soviet equipment, dead Russians in snow. Germans advance in snow camouflage. 07:26:38 German soldiers in captured village, houses burning. Battle scenes, CU machine guns & mortars fired. Explosions. 07:27:32 Africa: Weapons & ammunition unloaded in Tripoli, Libya. Italian battleships w/ camouflage protecting transport. Aboard battleship on patrol. Naval convoy seen. Air raid warning, firing against British bombers. Towards South in heavy seas. Docks scenes at Tripoli, trucks & tanks brought ashore, thru streets beneath palm trees. Tri-motor planes arrive w/ barrels of gasoline, unloading. Twin engine bombers & fighters take off towards Tobruk VO says last pictures by Werner Spaehr, who died during this mission. 07:30:40 Aerials British troops on ground, Stukas open fire, air to air & air to ground shots. Explosions 07:31:16 General Rommel visits captured British ammunition depot; wrecked equipment inc. upside down tank & RAF Spitfire; dead soldier seen; much wreckage. 07:32:16 Rommel w/ other Nazi officers in open car move forward. Half-tracks; German & Italian tanks in convoy past camera (GOOD). End. WW2; Winter; Eastern Front; Russia / USSR; North African Campaign; NOTE: Partial or entire card sold at per reel rate. NOTE: In our experience German Nazi era material is considered in the public domain throughout the world. If users feel any further clearances are necessary they are to be their own responsibility.

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