Cloudburst hits Reichenhall,the famous spa town. Muddy water flow. Men move a huge stone lying amidst a road. Fallen and mud flooded houses are seen. Streets are rock washed
Paul Von Hindenburg on his 83rd birthday arrives with other people. Children with flowers wait for him. Children present flowers to him, one by one. He shakes hands with the boys and meets the children.
5 march 1933., Election day in Bavaria, Germany Newspaper headlines about Adolf Hitler. One reads ' With Adolf Hitler for a New Realm'. Nazi stormtroopers in a car. A stormtrooper band plays. Nazi stormtroopers march in torchlight parade. Armed Nazi stormtroopers stand in front of their local headquarters on which a sign reads: S.A.Heim, Sturm 16L." Stormtroopers stand around an artillery piece. People on streets. Newspaper headlines about Bavaria. Stormtroopers march on street. People ride bicycles. Officers and stormtroopers stand outside a building. Officers stand in a group. .
Unrest in Germany in 1930's during crisis of unemployment and inflation that had followed after World War I. A closed and boarded-up German factory. Two barefooted, jobless German men sleep in a park. During Great Depression in the United States, a weary woman is seen walking through an alley and looking in garbage cans. Sign for Los Angeles California Leather Company seen on building behind her. Children play in streets of a slum area. In Germany, scene of boys in training in Hitler Youth and carrying shovels, then carrying rifles and learning low crawling and military attack techniques. German farmers plowing on farms. Several night scenes including Nazis and brownshirts on the march, burning of books. Secret police or Gestapo and soldiers escort a church priest or clergy out of a church. During time of rising anti-Jewish sentiment in Nazi-led Germany, scenes of abuse and Gestapo arrests of some German citizens such as Jewish people, suspected Communists, and others critical of the Nazi party. A group of people attack and beat Jewish people in streets. A parade by the Wehrmacht German troops. Rearmament of Germany in 1930's. Scenes from busy German munitions factories. A Junkers Stuka aircraft factory filled with planes being built. A German artillery factory. German Luftwaffe and Panzer attack. Tanks roll over landscape. Scenes at end of war of burning German cities. Women run through bomb-wrecked streets of devastated Berlin during an Allied bombing raid. One woman falls as she runs. A woman and children race for the doors of a bomb shelter in Germany. The bomb wrecked streets of Berlin heaped with rubble and wreckage. Elderly German man walks through ruins. Small locomotive train running carrying cars of cleared rubble. German civilian dig potatoes in gardens. German women stand atop a collapsed building pile and clear rubble with shovels. German man waters a newly planted garden with empty shells of wrecked buildings in background. Newspapers produced by M.G. seen in newspaper printing press and rolling off presses. Binding of booklets and magazines from a German printing press. Sculptured bust of Goethe superimposed over books written by Goethe and Schiller. A montage shows in contrast the peaceful life in Germany before war, and scenes again of war, with alternating scenes: German police officer escorts children across a street, book burning by Nazis, Gestapo violent arrest of a German citizen who is being hauled away. A German football match in a stadium. Cook serves food to a man. A man in a concentration camp tips a bowl to his mouth. German children playing in a pool. Scenes of bomb explosions. A peaceful waterfall.
Ruins in Bavaria after World War II. Exteriors of a factory in Bavaria. Bomb damage to the factory. Mountains in background. Workers clean up rubble in the factory. German civilians read newspapers stuck on billboards.
Berghof, Obersaltzberg, Bavaria, Germany. A man with a camera on the terrace of Adolf Hitler's residence at Berghof in Germany. Men and women sit in chairs and relax on the terrace. Eva Braun, Hitler's companion, and other women relax on the terrace. Adolf Hitler arrives and speaks to Nazi officers. He along with an officer leaves the terrace.