Eva Braun home movie. On sight seeing cruise in Norwegian waters, Eva Braun and companions visit Cafe Nordkap in Hornviken and the the North Cape plateau in northern Norway. They and other travelers must walk across long high bridge from the waterfront.
Eva Braun home movie shot from deck of cruise ship underway in Norh Cape, Norway. Knivskjallodden. Shows rugged mountains with snow on top. Seagulls fly near the ship. A fishing boat underway. Men and women on the deck of the ship. Waves in the sea.
World War 2. Britain and France declare war on Germany. German infantry carrying Panzerschreck antitank weapons.British mobilizing.Troops from England, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa. British Queen Elizabeth class battleship with other warships. Animated map showing units of British fleet blockading Germany at Suez, Malta, Gibralter, the English Channel,and the North Sea. Adolf Hitler and German General staff,make war plans. Animated map shows European countries around Germany,Ice skatersnear Windmills in Holland. Farmers harvest grain. Bicyclists in Netherlands.Radio towers broadcast Nazi propaganda. Joseph Goebbels.Hitler denying intent to harm other countries. German military planners identify Norway as a target. Map shows German U-boats using Norwegian fjords. Map shows British fleet at Scapa Flow, and blockading ships in range from Norway. April 9, 1940, German army enters Copenhagen as Danes watch. German freighters in Norwegian ports smuggle troops and war materiel. German warships proceeding up Norwegian fjords, carrying troops and equipment. German Ju-87 and Ju-88 bombers and Me 109s in flight. Ju-88 over treetops. Junkers Ju-52 trimotors carrying German soldiers. Quislings seize power in Norway. Vidkun Quisling.Nazi posting rules for residents of Oslo.
German troops march into Oslo,Norway, in World War 2. Glimpse of German refugee children being fed by Norwegians after World War 1. Animated map showing path of German incursion and area between Hamar and Elverum, Norwegian army resists. Norwegian troops firing artillery. Two Norwegian soldiers in snow. One aims a Krag-Jørgensen rifle (film is reversed). German bombers overhead. Norwegian troops taking cover. German He-111 bomber dropping bombs. He-111 diving. Norwegian soldiers run for cover. Bombs exploding on the ground. Me-109 fighter plane strafing. Norwegian soldiers fleeing North. Ju-87 Stuka dive bombers in formation. U.S. Army Captain, Robert M. Losey, in uniform.(He was military attache in Norway and killed during a German bombardment. German troops occupying various parts of Norway. German paratroopers landing on snow in mountains. He-111s dropping bombs. Bombs bursting on ground. Norwegian civilians in city, flee bombings. Me-109 planes in flight. Two Norwegian women look skyward. Stuka dive bombers attacking. A woman running past burning wreckage. Bombs falling from He-111. Huge bomb explosion.Junkers Ju-52 trimotor aircraft flying low. Mothers and children run for shelter. Civilians crowd into open truck to escape. Burning buildings. German troops occupying Norwegian forts. Allied troopslanding in Norway,under air attack. Animated map shows limits of allied air forces. British troops carrying wounded. Allied bombardment at Narvik. Allied troops occupy the town. Allies defend against German counter-attacks at Narvik. British troops with German prisoners. Stuka dive bombers attack Allied warships that fight back with antiaircraft guns. Picture of Vidkun Quisling. Hitler on cover of Time magazine. Gangster John Dillinger being arraigned. Gangsters firing guns in U.S. Dillinger laid out on a slab. Map show Nazi plans for total conquest.
A band plays during a Norway cruise. People swim in a pool on board ship and others relax on the deck. Eva Braun and others swim in the pool. She and her friends sit along the pool with their legs lowered in water. Stewards pass refreshments on the deck. A group of men and women play deck games, badminton, and ping pong. A man sits in a lifeboat and reads as another man plays a xylophone. A steward serves lobster on the deck.
This film is a scattering montage of World War 2 scenes from 1939 through 1945. Part of an agreement between Nazi Germany and Yugoslavia is shown in English. It is dated June 1, 1939 and ostensibly signed by Adolf Hitler. Next, German Ju 87, Stuka dive bombers are shown peeling off from formation, on April 6, 1941, to attack Yugoslavia. Bombs bursting on the ground. Closeup of a Stuka airplane in a dive, making its characteristic whine, and dropping bombs. Bombs exploding just outside some concrete walls. German infantry running along railroad tracks and entering backyard of house in a village. German soldiers observing from overlooking hill; climbing over rubble; and marching along a road toward a village. Animated map showing German invasion areas early in World War II, extending through most of Europe and into Norway, by 1941. Animated map shows further invasions into France, Belgium, low countries, the Balkans, and Eastern front towards the Soviet Union. Map highlights Tokyo, Rome, and Berlin. Delegations walking in hall of building in Berlin, to sign Tripartite pact, on September 27, 1940. The group is led by by Count Galeazzo Ciano (Italian Foreign Minister, and Mussolini's son-in-law); Joachim von Ribbentrop, Germany's Foreign Minister and Japan’s Ambassador Saburō Kurusu. The diplomats are seen, next, standing near a table as Adolf Hitler enters rendering Nazi salute. He shakes hands with Count Ciano and Ambassador Kurusu. Hitler is seated to watch the proceedings. Von Ribbontrop is seen signing for Germany. Next scenes show German armored units heading East in Operation Barbarossa (June of 1941). A sign identifies the town of Eydtkau (Eydtkuhnen) on the German-Lithuanian border. German armor and artillery moving eastward. German troops destroying international crossing barriers. German troops firing siege guns. Montage with glimpses of German battle scenes showing tanks, guns, rockets in action with attendant explosions, fires, and destruction. Formations of German warplanes in flight, including Junkers Ju-52s that carry troops, including paratroops. View from above of Junkers Ju-87 Stuka dive bombers in formation. View of St. Paul's Cathedral in London, England (which miraculously survived the Blitz). The Tower Bridge in London, seen through a haze. German Junkers 87 Stuka dive bombers peeling off from formation to attack. British anti-aircraft searchlights shining beams skyward. Diving bombers illuminated by the lights. Anti-aircraft guns firing. Nighttime scenes showing gunfire flashes, explosions, tracer bullets and fires in London. British fire brigades fighting fires in London buildings as some collapse from the German bombing during the so-called "Blitz." Scene shifts to Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941, as a Japanese bomb explodes on a U.S. Navy warship. The USS Arizona billowing smoke and listing as it succumbs to Japanese bombing. Another view of the Arizona sinking. Smoke rising from Battleship Row, at Pearl Harbor. Glimpse of postwar Nuremberg trial.