A. Fokker films: von Richthofen’s “Flying Circus”, WWI aces

Various locations and dates, probably N. France and Belgium, between Autumn 1916 to September 1918. Contains activities of Jagdgeschwader 1 (the Red Baron’s “Flying Circus”), comprising Jagdstaffel (Jasta) 4, 6, 10, 11, which was commanded by Manfred von Richthofen (MvR) until his death April 21, 1918 in a Fokker Dr.1. Hermann Goering became CO of […]

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Liberation: Germany; Czechoslovakia: Soviet and American Armies

VS, high angle, woman in an overcoat walking down street, man in U.S. Army uniform holding a box, walking down street. Two separate shots of the woman walking. Cut to VS, pan of sky and clouds, for a brief moment a small plane is visible, flying low. Plane on an airstrip, the man in Army […]

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Hitler, Speer, Karl Brandt, Himmler, Heydrich, Ribbentrop

Reel 1 of the private motion pictures of Eva Braun (Seized Enemy Records). Film titles/locations include: Am Chiemsee, Wolfgangsee, Aschauer Weiher [pond], Woerthsee, Punktchen am Berg.;B/W. Eva Braun swims with her parents and others at the Koenigsee, near Berchtesgaden. Scenes at waterfall. 02:03:45 Munich, inside Eva Braun’s home at Wasserburgerstrasse 12. INT, Eva Braun with […]

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Liberation of Dachau; Folk Festival in Czechoslovakia

EXT, U.S. Army medical unit loads supplies onto trucks for transport. Snow on the ground, soldiers in winter gear, VS loading large wooden crates. VS, the convoy of medical unit trucks travels over difficult terrain, dirt and mud roads, etc. MS, a truck dumps a large amount of rubble onto a dirt road, soldiers [and […]

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US Army soldiers on Omaha Beach, France

MS, parade of soldiers in naval uniforms march through city streets (unidentified army) carrying rifles. An awning sign reads: “HAMILTON and BELL.” Another store sign reads: “HUINS.” To the left, a banner hangs from a window: “SOLDIER TO SOLDIER” with drawings of a marching soldier on either side of the banner. A different group of […]

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Hitler’s retreat: Goebbels, Himmler, Hitler, dogs, children

Reel 2 of the private motion pictures of Eva Braun (Seized Enemy Records).;COLOR [See IWM GWY 1180] Panoramic view from the terrace of Hitler’s Berghof retreat, Haus Wachenfeld. Eva Braun greets Josef Goebbels as he arrives in a Mercedes-Cabriolet and comes upstairs to Berghof. 02:36:57 Hitler with his physician, Dr. Karl Brandt. 02:38:05 New arrivals […]

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Captured German POWs; camp victims and survivors

Mr. Dixon chronicles the progress of the 99th Chemical Mortar Battalion, primarily in Germany, includes captured German POWs, victims of concentration camp, and liberated former camp inmates most still in uniforms walking in line along the road.;Trip to Paris Arc de Triomphe, Tomb of Unknown soldier. Group shot of battalion commanders, army vehicles in snow […]

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Paris under German occupation

Aerial view of German military parading on a street. Camera pans along the street. Shots of a brunette woman (featured in Tape 2720) being playful with the German in dark-rimmed glasses. Two blondes, not seen before. Rooftops of Paris and the Eiffel Tower in the distance, scenes of Germans at Versailles. Camera focuses on two […]

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Sightseeing in Paris; German officers

More tourist-y views of Paris streets, including Eiffel Tower and the obelisk in the Place de la Concorde. The camera sometimes focuses on individuals, such as the woman seen before, the elderly man, and the German officer leading the map meeting with the glasses (in Story 4414). 01:09:55 SEQ: German with dark-rimmed glasses with three […]

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