A new ski run opens in Mariazell, Austria. Skiers and people gather for the inauguration of the new ski run. The champions stand wearing ski. A priest prays during the opening. The skiers ski on the steep slopes after the opening. They ski in between the trees on the new ski run. People watch them skiing.
Drawings and pictures of Professor Eugen Sänger's S.R.13 and 14 Rocket motors from September, 1934. He holds a motor in his hand and points out its features. Photograph of Austrian patent certificate number 144809 issued to Doctor Eugen Sänger in Vienna, effective September 15, 1935, for Rocket engine and method for its operation. Glimpse of illustrations in the document. Drawing of planned 500 Kg thrust rocket motor designed by Sänger Rocket Motors. Eugen Sänger's drawings for a rocket-propelled missile to hunt airplanes. Design of a rocket motor (the S.R.X), on June 10, 1934, with 1000 kg thrust for a tropospheric experimental aircraft. Image of a letter to Dr.Sänger, from the the Federal Ministry of National Defense, dated February 3, 1934, stating that his ideas were not practially realizable.
Sled artillery in snow at Mount Dachstein, Austria. Horses drag heavy guns through the snow. Soldiers drag the ropes to bring the artillery up the steep sides of the mountain. Soldiers fire artillery. Smoke arises due to firing.
A twenty six year old, eight feet two inches tall Finnish giant, Väinö Myllyrinne, at a restaurant in Vienna, Austria. He drinks. He shakes hand with a policeman. People on the street look at him. He goes on a sight seeing tour along the Central European capital. A close up of the tall man. He is on a river boat along with children. He waves.
Arturo Toscanini in Salzburg, Austria. Scenics of mountains and buildings. Vehicles move on a road. Views of traffic and streets. Italian conductor Arturo Toscanini stands outside the Festspielhaus with violinist Enrico Polo and is greeted by another man.
Scenes from Nuremberg Trials, including footage of prior events being discussed in the trials. Nazi officer reads an announcement to Hilter and Nazi leadership confirming the March 7, 1936 occupation and remilitarization of the Rhineland by the German Army, and the loyalty of the German Army. German Army rally and parade is held in Nuremberg. Soldiers march and goosestep, along with Nazi leadership such as Hermann Goering, while Hitler speaks assuring peaceful intentions by Germany. German officials Goering, Rader, and von Neurath arrive at special meeting with Hitler and Generals von Blomberg and von Fritsch in November 1937 to plan conquer of Czechoslovakia and Austria. Tall meeting chamber doors under armed guard. Scenes from February 1938 Berchtesgaden meeting arranged by von Papen with Austrian Chancellor Schuschnigg, Hitler, Keitel, and von Ribbentrop walking on grounds. Car approaches Berghof. Guido Schmidt, former foreign minister of Austria seen at the meeting, and then seen on stand testifying at Nuremberg trials concerning Hitler's decision to annex Austria. Scenes of German troops marching and a night-time rally parade in Austria. View of Schuschnigg on March 9, 1938 at podium during meeting announcing a plebiscite vote on Austrian independence. Views of German newspaper headlines denouncing the plebiscite and demanding Schuschnigg's resignation. Crowd surrounds new Chancellor Arthur von Seyss-Inquart with Nazi salutes following Schuschnigg's resignation. Next is scenes of March 12, 1938 German Anschluss annexation of Austria. Initial German forces seen meeting some resistance by Austrian citizens. Germany army rolling into Austria and dismantling border gates. Hitler memo announces intent to annex Czechoslovakia. Operation Green leader Konrad Henlein seen walking in parade with officials. Scenes of Munich Pact signing ceremony. Czech President Hacha walks with Nazi leaders and enters car for meeting to hear German ultimatum. Map shows lands grabbed by German