German Propaganda Shorts

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German Propaganda Shorts

  • 1938 ----- b & w ----- 50 min ----- vhs
  • Tag der Freiheit directed by Leni Riefenstahl. A powerful demonstration of Nazi Germany's military might, it was ordered made by the Fuehrer himself, to make up for the virtual absence of the Army in Triumph des Willens. The Wehrmacht displays the awesome arsenal of weapons and vehicles that would soon be sweeping across Europe. Includes scences from Munich 1938 Arts Festival, Harvest Festival Buckeberg 1938, The Eternal Jew. Excerpts from Die Deutsche Wochenschau including scenes of Hitler riding through Paris, his return to Berlin; scenes of Amsterdam and Brussels; the British; the U-boats in the North Atlantic. (In German with English subtitles)
  • Topics: (Germanics, History: European, War and Peace)