Austrian Chancellor Engelburt Dollfuss visits Innsbruck, Austria. Guardsmen of paramilitary group Heimwehr, defending the borders of Austria, stand in rows. The guardsmen march on a snow covered road. Engelburt Dollfuss with an official reviews the troops. Officials salute the Chancellor. Heimwehr guardsmen patrol the Austrian border. Guards on an ice covered road. Guns placed on the road. Two men walking on a snow covered road. One of the men carrying a baggage. The guardsmen search the men and the baggage at the border. Chancellor Dollfuss with officials. Horsemen and troops standing in formation to honor the Chancellor. He visits a monument. An official lays a wreath at the base of the monument. Chancellor Dollfuss stands beside the monument. The troops stand at attention at the side of the monument and salute.
The Nazi Army enters Austria. Nazi soldiers on horses as they enter Innsbruck, Kufstein and Salzburg in Austria after crossing over its frontiers. People give the Nazi salute. Soldiers advance towards Austria. A convoy of German trucks on the move. German soldiers enter towns and villages. People welcome the troops as they wave Nazi flags. A Nazi band plays. Newly appointed Chancellor of Austria, Artur Seyys-Inquart in a balcony as he waves to the crowds. German troops loaded in trucks move towards Austria. A motorcade moves past a large crowd as people cheer.
Famous tourist destinations and architecture in the Black Forest, Germany and Innsbruck, Austria. Views of the Black Forest, a wooded mountain range. Trees on either side of the Rhine valley. Farm buildings seen. Views of various buildings in Innsbruck, Austria. Snow capped mountains in the background. View of the Clock Tower building. Buildings on either side of a street. People and vehicles on the street.
Chancellor Dollfuss and other officials review Tyrolese riflemen in Innsbruck, Austria. The riflemen dressed in picturesque uniforms pledge aid to the state in Innsbruck. Huge crowd gathered to watch the demonstration.
Innsbruck Shooting Festival in Innsbruck during July, 1943, announced by banner stretched across a road. Buildings and Nazi banners in view. Closeups of Austrian men and women in colorful costumes. Closeup glimpse of the flag of an Austrian State. A parade of Austrians carrying various Austrian State flags and others carrying unidentified flags. The parade viewed from above, and then from within the ranks of marching participants in traditional uniforms and carrying rifles. A huge crowd of spectators gathered on the sidewalks. A brass band playing for the marchers, from the sidelines. Shots of marcher's feet and then of them from waist up. German soldiers in uniform, recovering from war wounds, have front row seats. An antique cannon is fired. Then the street becomes completely filled with participants and spectators.
Tyroleans gather for a parade in Innsbruck, Austria. People gather in a large number in colorful costumes on the street. Men hold flags as they stand outside a building. They gather for a demonstration of confidence in their nation's future. Chancellor Schuschnigg appears as the guest of honor and leads the parade. People march with flags. Buildings along the sides of the street.