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. .
Adolf Hitler, with Ernst Roehm, leader of the "Brown Shirts" (Sturmabteilungm, or SA), in Bavaria. Behind them sits an SA band, with swastika emblems on their music stands. The band plays, briefly. Hitler speaks and is cheered by moderately-sized audience.
Nazi rise to power, rearmament and remilitarization of Germany leading up to World War 2, and actions related the Nuremberg Trials held at the Palace of Justice in Nuremberg, Germany, following World War II. Exterior view of the Reichstag in Berlin. Joseph Goebbels at desk during the Nuremberg Trials. Hans Bernd Gisevius, former official of the Berlin police administration, testifies concerning his investigation of the Reichstag fire. Hans Gisevius relates how Goebbels recruited reliable Nazis to intentionally burn down the Reichstag as a propaganda stunt to help the Nazi movement. Nuremberg War Trial defendants stand in their dock including Herman Goering, Rudolf Hess, Joachim von Ribbentrop, Wilhelm Keitel, Karl Donitz, Erich Raeder, Baldur von Schirach and Fritz Sauckel. Close up of Herman Goring. Footage showing firefighters spraying water on smoking ruins of Reichstag following Reichstag fire in 1933. A German police officer stands guard at the smoking ruins of the Reichstag. View from a high ridge of League of Nations Palace of Nations in Geneva, and then inside the League of Nations meeting chamber during the disarmament conference of 1933. View of a Nazi submarine launching in 1934. Steel mill operations and Industrial war materiel operations in Germany in the early 1930's as Germany rearmed and restarted war production. A Nazi party meeting in Germany where General Werner von Blomberg announces compulsory military service. View of legal document describing new military service law. View of conscripted civilian German men with suitcases marching forward report for mandatory military training. Nazi forces in training march goosestep at training camp; Junkers 52 aircraft in background. Soldiers goosestep while walking bicycles in a line. Nazi troops trained. Scenes of remilitarization of Rhineland, violating terms of the Treaty of Versailles, as Nazi troops in 1936 march over the Hohenzollern Bridge crossing the River Rhine, with Cologne Cathedral rising in the background.
Adolf Hitler's first speech as Germany's Chancellor, given at the Sports Palace (Sportspalast) in Berlin, Germany. A large banner is hung across the hall behind the speaker's stand, reading: "Mecht Deutschland vom Marxismus Frei" (Make Germany free from Marxism). Hitler, in khaki uniform, makes his way to the podium through cadre of uniformed Stormtroopers who act as an honor guard. A crowd applauds and many give the Nazi salute to Hitler as he speaks.
Election Day on March 5th, 1933 in Berlin, Germany. Germany's President, Paul von Hindenburg, comes out of election booth. Other names are called out as they vote, including Vice Chancellor Franz von Papen who is seen coming out of the voting booth and chatting with others.
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.