WWII - 1944, German Newsreel: Schulz funeral, concluded; Troops to Eastern Front & Fighting; Fighting on Monte Cassino; London Night Bombing
German military at funeral for General Schulz w/ General Mannstein placing wreath. Rifles fire salute; CU medals.
12:10:39 Map of eastern front; passenger train past w/ German troops. Troops off train, buy food, wash, shower & shave on platform. Leave as people wave goodbye. Train across snowy landscape. Soldier off train w/ bags. Painted sign on building: Urlauber GD hier melden! gegenuber. Troops enter building, given papers, board trucks & leave across muddy roads. Issued ammunition. Riding on sleds & getting soup in woods, eating & looking at picture of child. Playful fight in snow.
12:13:02 German troops in trenches & tanks advance on snowy Russian front. Troops w/ maps. March across snow in camouflage suits. Bodies in snow; tanks advance; troops clear mine fields. Artillery firing, buildings burning. Destroyed tanks, trucks & equipment.
12:15:09 Map of Italy. Monte Cassino w/ German troops in woods. Planes overhead & bombing in area w/ explosions & clouds of smoke. Germans moving across logs over stream; up hillside & firing machine guns 7 rifles. Firing grenades from rifles. Dead Americans; American prisoner taken, walked down hillside & questioned / interrogated. Fighting around Cassino.
12:17:38 German artillery firing from mountaintop & hillside into valley.
12:18:03 German bombers take off, in daylight flight, aerial of many in formation; night raid of London & explosions & fires burning. The End.
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