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WWII - 1939, Poland: Invasion By The German Army. Sep39 R1 of 2

Reel Number: 221786-05

Color: Black and White

Sound: SD

Year / Date: 1939

Country: Germany,Poland,USA

Location: Gdynia,Vistula River

TC Begins: 12:50:26

TC Ends: 13:01:06

Duration: 00:10:40

NOTE: FOR ORDERING See: www.footagefarm.co.uk or contact us at: Info@Footagefarm.co.uk WWII - 1939, Poland: Invasion By The German Army. Sep39 Title. 12:50:42 High angle / HA Assembled German troops & military equipment on hillside & dirt road waiting to cross into Poland. CU, MS & LS armored personnel carriers, tanks, motorcycles & sidecars. 12:51:52 16:01:25 Danzig harbor & city buildings; church towers & Gothic architecture. 12:52:13 16:01:46 Artillery firing into buildings, grenades thrown from tank. Troops follow tank, gasoline sprayed & lighted, buildings & flames. 12:52:59 16:02:32 Troops on sidecars thru village; military vehicles. POV from motorcycle column, machine gunners advance on motorcycles & set up; artillery firing from under camouflage into forest. Tanks advance, troops run forward across fields; enormous explosion & heavy smoke over countryside. 12:54:30 Tired Nazi troops past smoking flames & thru destroyed village w/ standing chimneys. Flames burning tall buildings & in bricks. 12:55:04 Wrecked equipment w/ column of trucks passing & MCUs German soldiers advancing, marching alongside passing trucks. Soldiers on bicycles, w/ wagons wave to camera. 12:55:45 Steel bridge over Vistula River partially destroyed by retreating Polish soldiers. 12:56:02 Collapsed bridge section w/ locomotive; German troops reconstructing bridge; car across, Cavalry & artillery & wagons across damaged bridge. Tanks & trucks fording river. 12:57:51 Tired troops march past; riding horses & wagons while napping. 12:58:28 Men resting beside roadside, cleaning weapons & tanks. 12:58:54 HA pan of Gdynia harbor, sunken ship blocking entrance. Smoke rising from Germans firing; German two-stack battleship Schleswig-Holstein firing & oil smoke rising. 12:59:40 CU fighter aircraft propeller spinning as motor starts. Twin-engine bomber begins taxiing on grass airstrip, CU wheels raising, plane over head. Air to air & view down from nose to ground. Men in plane on radio; POV strafing. 13:00:12 Plane guided on grassy airstrip on return. Camera unloaded, large format film dried on large drum of field developing unit, viewing across light box (?), viewed thru magnifying glass & prints viewed & looking at maps on grass. Battle of Gdynia 08Sep-14Sep39; WW2 Blitzkrieg; Battles; Fighting; Attacks; NOTE: Sold at per reel rate. NOTE: FOR ORDERING See: www.footagefarm.co.uk or contact us at: Info@Footagefarm.co.uk

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