David Glick’s trip to Europe 1936/37

Reims, France. CU of a man with a long beard, and loose fitting clothing, holding a pigeon in his hand and feeding it, another pigeon rests on his other arm. MLS of a street in the city, a street lamp hangs from the corner of a building, and a sign above a doorway reads: “Champignons”. […]

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History of 303rd Field Artillery

Col. Redding chronicles the progress of the 303rd Field Artillery, primarily in Germany, includes DPs, POWs, and camps for Russian and Polish refugees.;Map of Marienbad. Footage of the spa town around May 5, 1945. Newspaper headlines: VE Day, “Churchill, King George Speak Today.” GIs on lawn in front of hotel. Radio. Roads with released German […]

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U.S. soldiers stateside; providing first aid to German prisoners; war damage in France; refugees load carts; captured Germans; softball

(b/w) Amphibious landing drill at Martha’s Vineyard (1943). U.S. soldiers stand on a beach and load a small artillery piece and a jeep onto an amphibious transport. The jeep hood is marked with a star, and the transport is marked LCV68. The transport takes off. Another boat marked LCV92 comes to shore and soldiers step […]

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US Army 31st Tank Battalion soldier’s wartime movies in Europe and Washington, DC

Silent amateur footage taken by Stephan Minovich, a US Army soldier and member of the HQ 31st Tank Battalion. Footage shows homefront scenes in Minovich’s hometown of Washington, DC with his wife and family, wartime scenes in England, Germany, and possibly France and Czechoslovakia circa 1944-45, and the liberation of a concentration camp.;Minovich family posing […]

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Postwar: Verdoner children emigrate to the US on a ship

CU, Yoka and Francisca Verdoner on the deck of a ship SS Gripsholm bound for the USA. This footage was shot post war, the Verdoner children were hidden children. Their mother Hilde was deported to Auschwitz and perished during the war. CU, all three Verdoner children arm in arm on deck- Francisca, Yoka and Otto. […]

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Country pavilions at International Exposition in Paris, 1937

Daytime, line to get into the expo grounds, guards stamping passes. View of country pavilions: Denmark. Austria. Canada. 01:17:30 German pavilion – the largest at the Exposition. CUs, eagle sculpture at top of building, swastika. Belgium. Radio. Italy. Sweden. USA. Czechoslovakia. Food stalls. MSs aquarium, turtle

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Washington DC in springtime; vacationing at Isle of Shoals

Title: “Family Shots 1939.” Picture of George Washington. Tidal basin in Washington, DC, with the cherry blossoms in bloom. Unidentified man and woman getting out of car. Washington Monument, view from Thomas Jefferson Memorial. 01:01:41 Views looking down on Washington from the monument, White House, and other monuments, views of Pennsylvania Avenue, the US Capitol […]

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Airship

Views from INT airship. Aerial shots of rivers, countryside, lakes. 01:03:49 Group of boys looking out observation tower windows. More aerial views. Night scenes, lights. Car driving on highway (NJ 40 N). People gathered to greet airship landing in Lakehurst, NJ at Naval Air Center. Many wearing white caps, together holding a large metal pole. […]

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