• Short Summary

    Germany's last days.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "PATTERN OF COLLAPSE".

    Germany.

    Several long shots of heavily bombed streets of Limburg. Civilians walking amongst the rubble in Limburg. German soldier lying dead in the street More shots of the Allied army wandering across the town. Several shots of the German prisoners with their hands up. Close up shot of an arm of captured Volksturmer. Several shots of the orders being told to German civilians.

    Bridge over the autobahn with Frankfurt written on it. American troops advancing along autobahn. Close up shot of a sign "Frankfurt". Various shots of the street fighting in Frankfurt. Several shots of the streets with buildings flattened by bombs. German soldiers dead in the streets of Frankfurt. Propaganda poster of the Volksturm. Several shots of the American troops advancing through Frankfurt. General scenes of the bomb damage in Frankfurt. Various shots of the German civilians people looting cigarette shop and a train filled with clothes.

    Mute Neg. is missing - combined lavender pos. used as mute.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1151.02
    Media URN:
    39898
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    09/04/1945
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:24:00 / 01:07:40:00
    Canister:
    45/29

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