Disassembling and assembling of an A-4, also known as V-2 missile propulsion unit at Heidelager Camp near Blizna in Poland during World War 2. Parts of the missile are towed on a trailer. German rocket technicians from Peenemunde work on the parts of the missile. The trailer moves on rails. Trees in the background.
German technicians disassemble and reassemble an A-4/V-2 missile propulsion unit at Heidelager testing grounds near Blizna in Poland during World War 2. German military technicians from Peenemunde work on the disassembled missile. They revolve a wheel attached to the missile. They disassemble the parts of the missile.
Camouflaged A-4 missile, also called a V-2 rocket, being launched from a wooded site at Heidelager camp near Blizna, Poland, during World War 2. The V-2 rocket rises, above fire and smoke, and disappears overhead. (Note: These tests proved that a V-2 could be fired from almost anywhere. A few months later, V-2s were being launched against the Allies from similar hidden forested sites in Germany and Holland.)
German test launch of a A-4/V-2 missile, from a wooded site, at the Heidelager testing range near Blizna, Poland. The Missile moves upwards, emitting fire and smoke from its tail, and then heads downrange, with the fire in its tail visible throughout the entire clip.
Remains of the Jewish Ghetto in Warsaw, Poland. Workmen and equipment appear to be demolishing it. The words: "Wawer, 27 XII 39" painted on sidewalk. Passersby place flowers at the spot. At another spot on the sidewalk is painted: "Polska Zwyciezy"(Poland Wins). Cardboard caricatures of Hitler are raised on a building wall and hung from a lampost. Base of lampost, where people walk their dogs, being painted "Nur fuer Deutch" (only for Germans). Newspapers in 1944 reporting on the increased internal Polish armed resistance, or Warsaw Uprising, against the occupying German forces. Scenes of fire and destruction arising in this increasing conflict. Scenes of pre-war Warsaw.
Adolf Hitler visits German military officers, at a military hispital in Rastenburg, during World War 2. They were injured in the July 20th assassination attempt against Hitler. He visitis and speaks with: Major General Walter Scherff; Navy Captain Heinz Assmann; Rear Admiral Karl-Jesco von Puttkamer; and General Walther Buhle. As he leaves the building, women nurses outside, give Nazi salutes, and cheer him. Change of scene shows Hitler, at the Wolf's Lair compound, near Rastenburg, East Prussia (now Poland). Among those he greets are: Walther Funk, Reich Minister for Economic Affairs; Reich Minister Albert Speer; and Reich Minister Hans Heinrich Lammers, President of the Reich Cabinet. Next scene shows Heinrich Himmler, chief of the Nazi Gestapo, speaking with General (Generaloberst) Ferdinand Schörner. Hitler strolls with Hermann Goering, and is then seen, from behind, as he greets Reich Minister of Propaganda, Joseph Goebbels and General (Generaloberst) Heinz Wilhelm Guderian, Chief of Staff of the Army. The Nazi top leaders stand and converse. Goebbels speaks with Martin Bormann and General Alfred Jodl,who was also injured during the July 20, 1944 bomb plot against Hitler. (Jodl's head is bandaged.)