• Short Summary

    German industry in rubble.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "DEATH OF A NATION".

    Germany, various.

    Various long shots of a very large number of German POW's.

    Several shots of Franz von Papen and his son just after capture. A nice close up shot of von Papen. Close up shot of his son.

    Several air shots of the bombed Thyssen steelworks in the Ruhr.

    Several air shots of the bombed Sterfrade synthetic oil plant.

    Several air shots of the inland dock system which links the Rhine to the Ruhr.

    Several air shots of the bombed Ems-Weser canal and viaduct.

    Various air shots of the bombed Krupps works in Essen. Various shots of the interior of bombed Krupps works. Statue of Alfred Krupps laying in debris in his works.

    (Mute & Track Negs.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1151.12
    Media URN:
    39908
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    19/04/1945
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:28:21:00 / 01:31:40:00
    Canister:
    45/32

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