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  • Short Summary

    The invasion and capture of Crete in 1941 - German propaganda film.

  • Description

    German propaganda film showing the invasion and capture of Crete in 1941.

    Includes victorious troops raising Nazi swastika flag and troops and equipment parading through streets. Shots of German paratroops are featured in this parade. Scenes of paratroops preparing and JU88 transport planes taking off and in flight over sea and Crete. JU52 (Stukas) also seen in flight. Paratroops jumping into action and good combat footage of fighting on the island.

    German troops and equipment seen landing at Malames airfield. German troops seen moving through rough mountain terrain using mules as transport. Shots of abandoned and wrecked British equipment and British prisoners. Also shots of animated maps showing German advance.

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    Film ID:
    2753.01
    Media URN:
    81163
    Group:
    Documentaries
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1941
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:10:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:00:00 / 01:10:05:00
    Canister:
    DOCS

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