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  • Short Summary

    Hitler visits troops and leaves for Poland to discuss war with high ranking officers.

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    Germany & Poland.

    Sign UFA appears - this is captured German newsreel.

    Various shots of German soldiers worming at the beach - probably building defences. Several shots of the men relaxing in the open air camp. They are laughing, reading magazines, letters, smoking, shaving etc.

    German dictator Adolf Hitler enters his car surrounded by mass of soldiers. He is standing at the back of open car giving the men Nazi salute, the men salute back. Car moving very slowly through large crowd of soldiers. Hitler leaving the car and getting inside a plane, troops cheering wildly as he leaves. Hitler's pilot at controls of the plane.

    Plane landing and Hitler disembarks - according to paperwork he has come to visit Poland. He is greeted by a dignitary (possibly Hans Frank) and several high ranking officers. Various shots of the Hitler meeting with officers on a train. They are talking over a map. Hitler shaking hands with officers at the airport, gets on the plane and leaves.

    Brief shot of a map with Russian / Ukrainian border. It may be that he had a meeting with Ukrainian officers planning further action against the Russia.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:43:00 / 01:08:00:00
    UN 854 B

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  1. Klingsor says

    for the featured excerpts, I can tell you that from 1:25 onwards the time is 1942 the original is available

    Adolf Hitler leaves the headquarters of Field Marshal Fedor von Bock in the Charkov area. Farewell to Field Marshal von Bock and Colonel-General of the Air Force Alexander Löhr. Hitler climbs the plane. In front of the plane, cheering soldiers. Hitler flies to Finland to congratulate Field Marshal Carl Gustaf Emil Freiherr von Mannerheim on his 75th birthday. Flight over Finland. Hitler's captain Hans Bauer. Hitler at the window. On the plane Hitler in conversation with Field Marshal Wilhelm Keitel. With in the air Reichspressechef Dr. Otto Dietrich and the Finnish general Talvela. Landing at a Finnish airport behind the front. Reception by the Finnish President Risto Heikki Ryti.

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