Hot molten steel in a steel mill in Germany. Hot steel rods in process at the factory. Men work outside welding steel girders and beams to create a large steel frame or building structure. Men stand on the skeletons of buildings. Manufacture and launch of a giant German ship involving steel. Various ships and scaffolding at the shipyard. Tall steel girder bridges in Germany are shown. Various views of the Tagblatt-Turm (Tagblatt Tower) building in Stuttgart Germany just a few years after its completion -- an example of early modernism and in stark contrast to other older buildings in the area. A high rise building seen behind an old stone gate structure in Germany. Buildings and houses in the area.
Construction of automobile highways in Stuttgart, Germany. A scenic view of rivers and buildings in the city. Vehicles drive past on a newly constructed four lane network. Palaces and roads in Munich. A car is driven across a huge bridge constructed by the Germans. Signboards on a road. A scenic view of small towns and rivers flowing nearby.
Normal life of resuming for residents in Stuttgart,Germany at the end of World War 2. in Europe. People enter trolley cars (aka trams or street cars) powered by overhead electric cables, in front of the Stuttgart Königsbau (which later became a pedestrian district). View from inside a moving tram as it traverses a route in the city., first towards the train station and then left past the Gloria passage where you can see bomb-damaged buildings and heaps of debris at sides of the roadway. A large group of people step out from where they had been waiting, and walk beside rubble in a narrow part of one street, to board a waiting street car.
A German film about a Jew named Joseph Suss Oppenheimer. The film is titled "Jud Suss" (Jud Süß). An actor portrays the role of a king in Stuttgart, Germany. A map shows the location of Stuttgart. A picture of a dignitary on a wall. An officer reads out information to the king. The king locks a book. Soldiers stop a crowd on a street. The king goes in a carriage. 1st in a series of clips comprising the film.
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.,
Nazi rally in Nuremberg, Germany ca.1934. Massed Storm troopers and spectators salute Hitler.An artillery piece is fired. Hitler personally recognizing loyal Storm troopers. Animated map of Asia, showing Japanese occupation of Manchuria, and Italian occupation of Ethiopia. Newspaper headlines describe Britain and France hesitating to support League of Nations oil sanctions against Italy; and U.S. increasing its oil exports to Italy by 600% (ca. 1935). Hitler and Hermann Goering looking pleased in Hitler's private railroad car. Adolf Hitler at a planning table covered with maps. German citizens traveling abroad and Joachim von Ribbentrop visiting London, as ambassador to Great Britain, in 1936. View of Léon Degrelle and his Catholic-fascist, Rexist party in Belgium (ca. 1936). View of Colonel Francois de la Rocque speaking at a Cross of Fire (Croix-de-Feu) party night rally in France.Konrad Henlein,leader of the Sudeten German Party in Czechoslovakia. Arthur Seyss-Inquart, Austrian National Socialist official, seen in an automobile during a parade. Sir Oswald Ernald Mosley, addressing followers and defending Hitler. Street scenes of public disorder attributed to Nazi sympathizers in France and Belgium. Mass meeting of the German American Bund in Madison Square Garden, New York City,1939. U.S. flags and picture of George Washington decorate stage. Fritz Julius Kuhn addresses the gathering and members rough up a protester. Views of heavy industry in Germany, especially steel manufacturing for remilitarization. Persons working at a German concentration camp. Dramatized execution by machine gun. View of Heinrich Himmler. German President Paul von Hindenburg. German national conscription of 1935. German youth training pilots with gliders. German paratroopers, Junkers 52 aircraft, soldiers goosestep, tanks. Ju 87 Stuka plane. German invasion of Rhineland, 1936. Construction of Siegfried Line. Antitank barriers, bunkers, dragons teeth. Hitler visiting Westwall. German military parade.