Fall of the 'great' men of the German Third Reich.
Full title reads: "V.E. INGREDIENTS".
Buildings burning in Bremen after its captured by British troops. German officers walking towards and past camera, they are going to surrender. Several shots of Lieutenant General Sir Brian Horrocks talking to troops - he congratulates them on the great capture. Large numbers of German POW's marching through Bremen, some good top shots. Several shots of German civilians carrying crosses for the reburial of Nazi victims who died in concentration camps.
The Volksturm march past Minister of Propaganda Joseph Goebbels. Various shots of Goebbels taking the Nazi salute. Several shots of Hans Goebbels (brother of Joseph) seated at a desk. Various shots of Heinrich Himmler, inspecting SS troops - very informal. Himmler was the Chief of the SS. Late German dictator Adolf Hitler (beast of Berlin - as he is called in this item) standing in open car moving slowly through decorated streets of Berlin packed with cheering people. Several long shots of enthusiastic crowds cheering Hitler. Close up shot of Hitler speaking.
Several shots of the German Admiral Doenitz, Hitler's successor, shaking hands with naval cadets.
Swastika emblem on Nuremberg Stadium is blown up.
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