WWII - 1944, Germany: Hitler Assassination Aftermath; Mussolini Visit; Speer; Eastern Front
10:17:01 Interior of heavily destroyed, bombed headquarters where attempt was made on Adolf Hitler's life, 20Jul44.
10:17:29 Hitler greets Benito Mussolini & others on train arrival in Germany; CU & MS walking w/ him;Heinrich Himmler outside headquarters & w/ Hermann Goering bids Mussolini farewell at train station.
10:18:28 Albert Speer decorates German engineers to applause; escorts Hitler & German officers thru steel plant. CU workers. Bell rung, Speer pulls lever for steel pouring.
10:19:35 German's compare German Panther & USA M3 General Lee tanks climbing hills, over obstacles; antiaircraft weapons Panzerfaust & Panzer-schredk fired on test range w/ damage shown. GOOD CUs.
10:20:45 Animated map of Eastern front along Estonian-Lithuanian border. Horse drawn wagons, German artillery & camouflaged vehicles retreat to new defense lines. Tanks firing in fields. German soldiers dynamite railroad tracks & retreat from burning village w/ civilian evacuees. GOOD pan of village.
10:22:28 German small arms & artillery fire damage Soviet tanks & equipment.
10:23:31 German Stuka planes take off to bomb Soviet positions.
WW2; Fighting; Battles;
NOTE: Very good action & coverage.