Huge fire at a storage depot in Hanover in Germany. Fire fighters struggle to extinguish fire. Smoke and fire rises from the burning building. Fire fighters spray water on the burning building.
U.S. Red Cross Clubmobile at the Hanover Concentration Camp in Hanover, Germany during World War II. Atrocity victims and survivors walk behind barbed wire fences at the camp. Survivors are provided with food. The survivors covered with blankets sleep. Men carry and bury a dead body. An AMG (Allied Military Government) sergeant checks a list of inmates.
The Allies invade Germany during World War II. Animated map depicts Allied invasion of Germany. Ninth United States Army troops and tanks advance in Hanover, Germany. A convoy of military vehicles on a road. Smoke rises from behind a house. Smoke near a tank. Allied M4 Sherman tanks and trucks move at various German fronts. German women wave white handkerchief signifying surrender. Over the border in Overijssel, Netherlands, British Coldstream Guards roll in to Enschede to liberate the Dutch people there, and many Dutch citizens wave and cheer their liberators. A captured train loaded with German V-2 rockets. United States Army Air Force P-47 Thunderbolt aircraft drop bombs on a village. Smoke rise due to explosions. Tanks and troops of Ninth U.S. Army cross a bridge. U.S. Infantrymen cross a bridge and run through ruins of bombed buildings in house to house village fighting, working to evade German sniper fire. Some German soldiers seen surrendering to American forces. US Army forces walking single file on both sides of a road as tanks and equipment roll by in Germany.
U.S. 351st Bomb Group at RAF Station Polebrook, Northamptonshire, England during World War II. A display board of the U.S. 351st Bomb Group, at RAF Station Polebrook, England, shows 15 principal targets and the number of times they've been struck by B-17s of the Group. The most missions were flown against Schweinfurt, Germany (25 times) and second most, against Hanover, Germany (17 times). Another recent status board records missions against Amiens and Evreux,and Romilly, France; Stuttgart, Germany; and Brussels,Belgium.Swastikas indicate German aircraft shot down during these raids. A C-45 aircraft lands and parks at the field. Major General Ira C. Eaker,Commander 8th Air Force, steps from the plane for a visit with the 351st Bomb Group. He proceeds to the briefing room, in a Quonset hut. Four Officers of the Group pose. View of heavy bombs in the bomb dump. Views of bombs hung wing racks of a B-17 to increase its bomb load. Bombs being transported on motorized dollies. Airmen writing in chalk on a bomb. It reads: "From the boys K of C #92 Jim, MH." Fliers at nighttime in their Quonset hut quarters. One writes a letter. Others trying to sleep, as sounds of aircraft engines are heard. Officer opens door of quarters and wakes crew members, telling them breakfast is at 3AM and briefing at 4AM. Briefing officer asks fliers to guess what the target of the day will be. Several make suggestions. The briefing officer removes a cover from the mission map, revealing target deep in Germany. The fliers respond with good-natured boos. Commander gives final instructions.,
A dachshund adopts a squirrel in Hanover, Germany. A tiny squirrel named Bimbo eats nuts. She climbs up a milk bottle and tries to open its lid. A dachshund near a pair of boots. Bimbo climbs upon the dachshund. Children look at them and smile. Bimbo on the dachshund while he sleeps in hay.
A Nazi concentration camp in Hanover, Germany after World War II. Views of the camp where only 200 remained of 10,000 Poles. Surviving prisoners in striped uniform walk behind barbed wire fences. The liberated prisoners are fed from a Red Cross truck. The prisoners eat. Some in bed are too weak to move. A dead prisoner is carried out and buried. An AMG (Allied Military Government) Sergeant checks a list of inmates. Victims speak about atrocities committed by the Nazis. A group of surviving inmates is photographed.