Anachronistic mixture of scenes from Germany, circa 1935, Italy, circa 1915, and World War 2. Opening sequence shows Waffen SS troops goosestepping on parade in Nuremberg,Bavaria, circa 1935. Then a scene is inserted of Italian Generalissimo Luigi Cadorna, Chief of Staff, Italian Army, in World War 1, who salutes while reviewing troops. This is followed by scenes of grim-faced civilians watching German forces occupy their countries in World War II. Finally a radio tower and antenna are shown.
Statue of Karl Marx on his grave stone in Highgate Cemetery, London. A picture of Karl Marx. Scenes in the Soviet Union. Soviet soldiers walking slowly in loose formation. Bolsheviks standing with a large banner. Damaged shops on a street. "One way" street signs in several languages. Large gathering of people carrying signs reading: "Frieden" (Peace, in German). A sign reading: "HALT, Landesgrenze" marking a German provincial boundary. A sign in German, designating the customs border at Furth im Wald, Bavaria ("Zollgrenz-Bezirk, Furth i.Wald"). East German border guards setting obstacles and sentry paths. Picture of Günter Litfin, a twenty-four-year-old tailor, who swam across the Spree Canal to West Germany on 24 August 1961. View of him being fatally shot from across the border, by East German guards, as he is being pulled into West Germany (the first such fatality at the East West German border). Animated map of the world with label references to Berlin,1961; Havana, 1959; Budapest, 1956; Coyoacan, 1940; and Kronstadt, 1921.
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.
German Chancellor Adolf Hitler's companion Eva Braun at Lake Chiemsee in Bavaria, Germany. Eva Braun's family members in trachten clothing at a table. Three men drag a girl towards the lake. They carry her into the lake. A view of the lake and surrounding mountains. Sail boats underway in the lake. Eva Braun wearing a scarf aboard a boat.
German Chancellor Adolf Hitler's companion Eva Braun's family at Lake Konigssee in Bavaria, Germany during World War II. A man carries a woman into the lake and they swim. Women on an air mattress. Men over turn the mattress. A woman from Eva Braun's family sits in a boat at the shore of the lake. Men and women enjoy in the lake. A man wades through the water and comes on the shore. A man seated at the shore. A view of the mountains around Lake Konigssee. A boat underway in the lake.
Adolf Hitler with Nazi officers, officials and several women outside his residence at Berghof in Obersaltzberg, Bavaria,Germany. Views from the terrace and on the driveway of the Berghof.