Sightseeing in Switzerland and Italy

June 27-29, 1927. Lucerne, Switzerland, views of the lake of Lucerne. 01:30:49 The Palace Hotel with mountains in BG. Covered bridge and the marketplace at Lucerne. Street scenes, bicycles, pedestrians crossing a bridge, Swiss flag on a building. Very brief CU of Carl. Lakeside views as the family travels to the Rigi tourist mountain with […]

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Touring Germany

Scenes of the German countryside filmed from a train. 01:00:52 Busy square in the city of Dresden with a church, market and crowds, including the Katholische Hofkirche with an ornate facade and figurative statues and a nearby tower. Along the Elbe River, a boat named “Leipzig” is docked. 01:02:02 Street scenes and a large building. […]

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Hitler, high officials and entourage at the Berghof

Reel 7 of the private motion pictures of Eva Braun (Seized Enemy Records). According to IWM shotlist, the following individuals appear in this footage: Gustl Schulze-Cossens, Karl Jesko von Puttkammer, Walter Hewel, Albert Bormann, Baldur von Schirach, Heinrich Hoffmann, Khalid al Hud, Martin Bormann, Wilhelm Brueckner, Dr. Theodor Morell, Fritz Wiedemann, Nicolaus von Below, Sepp […]

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U.S. soldiers in Germany; ruins; mass grave; leisure activities

Picture is extremely dark and it is difficult to make out what it is – could be piles of bodies at a camp near a barbed wire fence or some kind of military encampment. Interior of a trailer with a personal effects (gloves, photograph of a woman hanging by the window, books, pistol and holster) […]

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Training at a Hitler Youth camp

Pan slowly up to a Hitler Youth Flag waving. A mountain range is visible. 00:01:15 A Hitler Youth organizer meets with members outside the Salzburg train station prior to leaving for camp. The boys carry suitcases. Sign by the road with “HJ Fuehrerschule Groedig 1km” and a two-toned diamond with a swastika. Scenes of the […]

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Eva, Hitler, wedding of Eva’s sister, Christmas, children

Reel 5 of the private motion pictures of Eva Braun (Seized Enemy Records).;COLOR. Title: “Ausflug zum Kehlstein.” [Excursion to Kehlstein] Nazi flag reflected in headlight of Mercedes automobile (short).;05:01:29 B/W. Car traveling on mountain road, group admiring scenery, taking pictures. Market, carnival. Group of actors filming “Der laufende Berg” in the Bavarian mountains. CU, actress […]

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US Army soldiers on Omaha Beach, France

MS, parade of soldiers in naval uniforms march through city streets (unidentified army) carrying rifles. An awning sign reads: “HAMILTON and BELL.” Another store sign reads: “HUINS.” To the left, a banner hangs from a window: “SOLDIER TO SOLDIER” with drawings of a marching soldier on either side of the banner. A different group of […]

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Touring Germany

In the mountains (Alps?). A man and a woman talk before a tree and look at the camera. Several young men smoke and pose for the camera at the foot of a ski slope. Guesthouse. Visiting the traditional frescoed facades of the Bavarian village Oberammergau and the Ettal Monastery. Pan across the mountain landscape and […]

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Third Congress of the Central Committee of the Liberated Jews in the U.S. Zone of Germany

INT, meeting of the Third Congress of the She’erit ha-Pletah in Bad Reichenhall, Germany. Shots of Jewish DPs (orthodox and secular) in attendance, the press, voting, speakers, and the stage with featured participants. Spectators touring a photograph exhibition. 01:02:53 Short dark sequence of Yizkor ceremony, followed by more images of the exhibition, including CUs of […]

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