• Short Summary

    Allied forces victorious across Europe.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "WINGED WAR".

    Various.

    Aerial shots, through clouds, of bombs bursting at Fort de Royan, France. Train being attacked from the air and shot at from end to end by aircraft.

    Gestapo Headquarters at Oden Say, Denmark, being bombed by Mosquitos.

    Overhead shot of formation of Lancasters over enemy territory. Aerial shot of bombs bursting around the German battleship "Lutzow" at Swinemunde.

    Aerial shot of battered Leipzig. Aerial shot of the large marshalling yard of Leipzig. General view of the Town Hall. The bodies of the Mayor of Leipzig, his wife and daughter lying in room of the Town Hall. American tanks and troops firing in the streets of Leipzig. German civilians waving white flags in streets of Leipzig.

    Panning shot of the 50,000 German POW's in an American cage. Members of Hitler Youth captured with German priest. German ATS (Auxiliary Territorial Service) girls seated in POW camp.

    British and Empire POW's waving joyously after being released from Stalag 357. Various shots (some close ups) of the British and Empire prisoners of war speaking into microphone (natural sound).

    Nuremberg Stadium with large swastika over gate. Close up shot of the Swastika on Nuremberg Stadium. Flashback of the Nuremberg rallies in the '30s. Close up shot of Adolf Hitler speaking in usual violent manner. Close up shot of German Eagle on Nuremberg Stadium.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1153.16
    Media URN:
    39959
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    30/04/1945
    Sound:
    sound
    hd format:
    2k
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:05:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:05:00 / 01:29:17:00
    Canister:
    45/35

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