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  • Short Summary

    Adolf Hitler and Nazi troops enter Prague in Czechoslovakia.

  • Description

    Title missing, paperwork reads - PRAGUE - HITLER AND GERMAN TROOPS ENTER CITY Nazi troops march into city, Hitler on balcony.

    Prague, Czechoslovakia.

    M/S of German flags flying. L/S of trams running through Prague and people milling about. M/S's of German soldiers saluting as others ride in on motorcycles and aeroplanes fly overhead. M/S as Adolf Hitler rides past in a car, he does the Nazi salute. L/S of him on a balcony, M/S of Nazi flags hung in a row. M/S of a train pulling into a station, German officers wait on the platform. M/S of cars driving through at night people wave and salute as they pass.

    Cataloguer's note: the soundtrack to this item is missing.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    983.31
    Media URN:
    18126
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    06/10/1938
    Sound:
    mute
    hd format:
    2k, HD Cam
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:40:51:00 / 01:41:32:00
    Canister:
    38/80

Comments (1)

  1. TruthWillOut says

    They aren't 'Nazi' troops, they are soldiers of the Deutsches Wehrmacht.

    They occupied Bohemia and Moravia (Czech Rep.) after the government of that nation offered the Soviet Union military bases on their territory, you also have to factor in the resultant chaos after Slovakia declared its independence and the land grab which Poland and Hungary engaged in after the Munich agreement of Sept. 1939.

    The Germans were justified in helping their kinsfolk in the Sudetenland who were treated terribly by the Czech authorities. You also have to bear in mind that Prague had been a German City for centuries and owed its cultural and architectural beauty to its Germanic element.

    The truth about these events is coming to light now because of the Internet and the genie can't be put back in the lamp.

    Unfortunately for now we have to put with the fact that Winston Churchill is touted as a 'Great' Briton, when in fact he instigated the genocidal bombing raids on civilians in Germany.





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