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    German naval base destroyed plus demonstrations in Berlin and the defeated German army .

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    The Truth From Germany - whilst the docks, big guns, aeroplane hangars etc, in Heligoland are being destroyed.

    Allies' destruction of German base on island of Heligoland. LS explosion; big cloud of smoke; across water. CU bent metal things sticking out of the sea - part of blown up docks? Another shot; at another bunch of metal bars criss crossing - don't know what it used to be.

    DS explosion in area where already much has been destroyed - big piles of bricks & rubble; looks like train tracks on rt. Closer shot piles rubble inside walls - looks like cellar of collapsed building. ECU part of destroyed gun (?) - looking through circle.

    2nd part: LS Huge rally in Berlin - masses of people; with huge government building with pillars in BG; several banners held up in crowd. Closer of same; with men in Tyrolean hats on horseback riding past in FG; one holds pole with tapestry type thing; like standard. A bunch of soldiers also in the hats; carrying rifles; come walking past camera - some have feathers & flowers decorating hats &/or guns; also white armbands. The defeated German army. Another LS from angle of building; with mob of people; someone waving in FG; and also in FG; at rt. a man stands above level of crowd; speaking.

    Speech; oratory; demonstrations.

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    Old negatives
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:56:19:00 / 01:57:23:00
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