Touring Germany

Scenes of the German countryside filmed from a train. 01:00:52 Busy square in the city of Dresden with a church, market and crowds, including the Katholische Hofkirche with an ornate facade and figurative statues and a nearby tower. Along the Elbe River, a boat named “Leipzig” is docked. 01:02:02 Street scenes and a large building. […]

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Aerial views of war-damaged Germany along the Rhine from U.S. Air Force plane

Aerial views of Germany and Belgium from USAF airplane. Snow-capped mountains. INT plane with male pilot (US soldier) chewing gum, controls. CU passenger (US soldier & presumably the cameraman). More aerial views, including Liege, Belgium, the city of Cologne, Rhine River, smokestacks, farmland, railroad tracks, the Cologne Cathedral, and castles along the Rhine. 01:07:48 Passenger […]

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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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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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Various touristic views of Nazi Germany

COLOR. Outdoor cafc with red awnings. Airplane at airfield, hangar, swastika on tail. Shots of a small town built into the mountains. Sign for a guesthouse, “Gasthaus Braeuerei…Phillipp Sturdorf”. Pan up to a castle overlooking the town, probably Lahneck Castle. Large Nazi flag hanging from “Hotel Turm”. Another view of the castle. Narrow streets, corridors. […]

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Family visits Sonsbeek Park and the bridge across the Rhine in prewar Arnhem

Outdoors at Sonsbeek Park in Arnhem, rows of houses around a field in a square. Mansion at top of hill. Rachel picks flowers from that field. Rachel and Louis play leapfrog on the sidewalk as other de Groot family members walk towards the camera behind them. This road is on the way to Sonsbeek and […]

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Crossing the Rhine at Remagen

Dark views of a building along the river. Military personnel aboard a boat, MS of soldier with camera. Pan of buildings along the Rhine riverside at Remagen, Germany. The pontoon bridge crossing the Rhine River at Remagen in March 1945. The first Army nurses to cross the Rhine River were with the 51st Field Hospital […]

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Touring Germany

Family footage of the Herz family vacation in Europe in 1937. Footage shows images of Jewish-American life before World War II with its European roots.;In Germany, along the Rhine, tourist shots of river, a boat, crane industry on the shore, sailors. CU, Herz girl with camera. LS, chalets on shore, bridges. Street scenes with civilians […]

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