A film titled 'Allied air attacks on Germany'. Royal Air Force Lancaster aircraft drop bombs over German targets in Dresden during night of February 13 - 14, 1945 in World War 2. Bombs impact and view of explosions and smoke. Two views of German scarecrow bombs exploding, designed to look like the explosion of an Allied bomber aircraft in order to intimidate the enemy. United States B-17 bombers attack the City of Dresden two days later on February 15 - 16, 1945, focusing on railroad marshaling yards. Relentless bombing by both the American and British Air Forces destroy the city completely.
Allied bombing of Dresden, Germany during World War 2. Royal Air Force Lancaster bombers in flight over Dresden and bombing it with incendiaries at night. View of unusual German Scarecrow antiaircraft weapon, exploding with huge flash of fire, near Allied bomber formation. Bombs being dropped on transportation lines. United States 8th Air Force aircraft in flight at high altitude, leaving contrails behind. A B-17 from U.S. 8th Air Force, 1st Air Division, 1st Bomb Wing, 92nd Bombardment Group, is identifiable from its Triangle B tail code. Another is identifiable from 91st Bomb Group, by its Triangle A tail code. The B-17s bomb targets in Eastern Germany, such as Kemnitz. View of B-17s bombing Dresden. Bombs being released and striking targets.
United states 8th Airforce B-17 aircrafts drop bombs to destroy marshaling yards and supporting railway installations in Dresden, Germany. Bombs from American bombers impact causing smoke to rise up from the target area. U.S. Army Air Force B-17 bomber is hit by German anti aircraft flak. The American B-17 bomber begins a nose dive, and explodes in the air.
Famous tourist destinations and architecture in Dresden, Germany. Views of the Moritzburg Castle and the Opera House building in Dresden, the Florence of Germany. View of the Zwinger Museum, the world famous art museum. Trains passes by on a track. Buildings in the background.
Russian headquarters in Dresden, Germany. Exteriors of Central Soviet Kommandatura, the headquarter of Dresden local military government. The Russians come out of the main door. A doorway and portraits. Portraits of Marshals Zhukov and Rokossovaky flank the doorway with Stalin's portrait above it. A Russian sentry guard at the main door. Russian officers come out of the doorway. The Russian sentry walks, stops and looks around a street. The Russian officers walk along the street outside the building. The sentry in the foreground. A notice in German on a tree: 'Entrance Forbidden'.
Nazi soldiers at attention with guns drawn in Berlin during World War 2. U.S. soldiers on watch from damaged Berlin building. Man watching Berlin wall with binoculars while sitting in car. Pan American passenger airplane in flight after the war. Pan American passenger reading Time and other magazines. Aerial view of Berlin early 1960s. Pan American plane landing at Tempelhof Airport. Pan American passengers descending to tarmac under sign that reads, "Today Pan American has completed 93153 Transatlantic Crossings" Brandenburg Gate early 1960s. Drive through Brandenburg Gate in the 1920s. Drive through Berlin in the 1920s. Tourist bus flying American flag departs in Berlin 1920s. Berlin University 1920s. Early Nazis driving in Berlin streets. Hitler saluting parade. Hitler addressing Germans. Berlin in ruins Spring 1945 as tanks pass in front of Brandenburg Gate. Old starving woman walks on streets of Berlin amist ruins in 1945. Ruins of Berlin include Reichstag Building during 1945 battle. Women and children emerging from underground Berlin bunker in 1945, to a scene of devastation and rubble in the city. Ground view of the ruined Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church (Kaiser-Wilhelm-Gedächtniskirche or Gedächtniskirche). Interior of ruined Reichstag Building. Potsdam Conference 1945, Map of WWII Europe. Berlin map, including official Berlin map with signatures showing Zones of Occupation. Germany allied control authority gathering including American, British, and Soviet representatives. French, American, Soviet flags in Germany. Rebuilding of Berlin mostly by women clearing rubble, using shovels, wheelbarrows and cleaning old bricks for reuse. Over crowded train in Germany post-WWII filled with civilian refugees abandoning the cities and heading to the countryside of Germany to resettle.