Panzer Greifen un! R3 of 6
German 19th Tank Corps & von Kleist group offensive against France, Jun40. 1st, 2nd & 10th Panzer DIv.
Stuka taking off from next to trees, past camera. Many take off. Camouflaged tanks under trees worked on. Five Stuka toward camera. Tanks throughout woods. Man on tank next to house watching w/ binoculars.
09:34:20 Twin-engined glass nosed bomber dropping bombs, ground explosions, LS of city w/ fire & super-imposed title Sedan (France). Large buildings burning. Aerial of Stuka dive-bombers diving. Heavy artillery fired, explosions, Very long barreled gun fired. Explosions & burning city scenes.
09:35:48 Boat across river w/ officers. Men on shore standing about & beginning building bridge as outboard boats & rubber rafts take troops across.
09:36:33 Map showing resistance & bombing points (?). Route of panzer advance
09:38:20 POV on motorcycle down road. Officers looking at map.
09:38:38 Animated map showing French movement to block the panzers.
09:40:42 Trucks under camouflaged position in trees; German officers looking at maps; in staff truck looking at maps. Troops begin to advance from town square, tanks crossing newly made floating bridge on, pontoons. Large gun fired, plane overhead; anti-aircraft gun in sandbagged position.
WWII Fall of France; WW2 German Invasion;
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