History of 303rd Field Artillery

Col. Redding chronicles the progress of the 303rd Field Artillery, primarily in Germany, includes DPs, POWs, and camps for Russian and Polish refugees.;Map of Marienbad. Footage of the spa town around May 5, 1945. Newspaper headlines: VE Day, “Churchill, King George Speak Today.” GIs on lawn in front of hotel. Radio. Roads with released German […]

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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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Sightseeing in Germany

EXT and INT of a church. In Dresden, the Zwinger Palace and Equestrian Statue of King John. River. Large garden and estate. City square with some traffic and pedestrians. German family walks through a park. 01:10:03 Bustling street with traffic in Berlin. Brandenburg gate. Barracks of a building under construction. 01:10:44 Pan of a building […]

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Frieders travel home via China

The Frieder family stops over in Hong Kong (like the brief shot in Tape 2956 at 00:02:46) – Corinne and the children ride in rickshaws, locals in the street. The Frieder family tours a park with massive Buddha statue. More street scenes with locals. 01:08:52 Rickshaws with the Frieders. Crowds next to a large docked […]

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Dachau; US military advance in Germany and Belgium

(black and white) LS of a field surrounded by wire fencing, inmates moving about, a watch tower is visible in FG, it is difficult to discern where these inmates are as the people are not very visible in LS. Large open field with mountains in BG. Plane flies overhead. Camera pans to road, two women […]

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Eva Braun & family on holiday cruise

Reel 3B of the private motion pictures of Eva Braun (Seized Enemy Records).;B/W. Scenes in a mansion. Water, mountains, people. Eva Braun and companions on board a large steamer at sea, probably the ship Milwaukee, during a trip to Norway and Denmark.;03:30:20 COLOR. Woman walking down street, stops in front of window of Hamburg-Amerika Line. […]

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Liberation: Germany; Czechoslovakia: Soviet and American Armies

VS, high angle, woman in an overcoat walking down street, man in U.S. Army uniform holding a box, walking down street. Two separate shots of the woman walking. Cut to VS, pan of sky and clouds, for a brief moment a small plane is visible, flying low. Plane on an airstrip, the man in Army […]

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Jewish life in prewar Kovno, Riga, and Lvov

Prewar footage (home movies) of the Katz family in 1929.;Kovno street scenes. VAR CUs of Katz family strolling along Laisves al., showing Dita’s mother Liola, grandfather, brother, uncle, and grandmother. 01:00:34 MS EXT of the grandfather’s wholesale trade store – C. KACAS – on Presidento gatve. Here, the family sold typewriters, sewing machines, and bicycles. […]

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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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