Nazi Field Marshal Karl Von Rundstedt captured and in the custody of Allied forces in Weilheim, Germany during World War II. Field Marshal Von Rundstedt and his aides sit in a room. Major General Frank J. Milburn of the United States Army arrives and talks to them.
German General Field Marshal Gerd von Rundstedt in Weilheim, Germany after his capture by the U.S. Army towards the end of World War II in Europe. General Field Marshal Rundstedt speaks with Commander of U.S. XXI Corps Major General Frank W. Milburn. General Field Marshal Rundstedt steps from a car and enters a building. Interiors of a room shows General Field Marshal Rundstedt smoking. He walks out of the building followed by U.S. officials.
U.S. Army Lieutenant General William Hood Simpson escorts U.S. Under Secretary of War Robert P. Patterson in Weilheim, Germany towards the end of World War II in Europe. Forth Worth Texas newspaperman Mr. Amon Carter talks to his son Lieutenant Amon Carter, Jr., recently liberated from a German prison camp. U.S. Lieutenant General William Hood Simpson escorts U.S. Under Secretary of War Robert P. Patterson and Mr. Carter to U.S. XIX Corps area where they visit U.S. Army General Raymond S. McLain. Officers stand next to a sign : 'Truman Bridge leads to Berlin'.
Military athletes (in civilian clothes) sightseeing, during their time in Germany for the International Military Games of the Conceil International Du Sports Militaire. They board their bus after visiting Pilgrimage Church of Wies in Weilheim-Schongau, Germany. View out the bus window of typical Bavarian mountains and forests, as they speed along an autobahn. Camera focuses on several, singly, and in conversation with others. The road takes them in more rural areas of fields, farms, and woods, and eventually into a more built-up neighborhood of substantial traditional Bavarian homes, inns, hotels, and businesses.
Nazi soldiers at attention with guns drawn in Berlin during World War 2. U.S. soldiers on watch from damaged Berlin building. Man watching Berlin wall with binoculars while sitting in car. Pan American passenger airplane in flight after the war. Pan American passenger reading Time and other magazines. Aerial view of Berlin early 1960s. Pan American plane landing at Tempelhof Airport. Pan American passengers descending to tarmac under sign that reads, "Today Pan American has completed 93153 Transatlantic Crossings" Brandenburg Gate early 1960s. Drive through Brandenburg Gate in the 1920s. Drive through Berlin in the 1920s. Tourist bus flying American flag departs in Berlin 1920s. Berlin University 1920s. Early Nazis driving in Berlin streets. Hitler saluting parade. Hitler addressing Germans. Berlin in ruins Spring 1945 as tanks pass in front of Brandenburg Gate. Old starving woman walks on streets of Berlin amist ruins in 1945. Ruins of Berlin include Reichstag Building during 1945 battle. Women and children emerging from underground Berlin bunker in 1945, to a scene of devastation and rubble in the city. Ground view of the ruined Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church (Kaiser-Wilhelm-Gedächtniskirche or Gedächtniskirche). Interior of ruined Reichstag Building. Potsdam Conference 1945, Map of WWII Europe. Berlin map, including official Berlin map with signatures showing Zones of Occupation. Germany allied control authority gathering including American, British, and Soviet representatives. French, American, Soviet flags in Germany. Rebuilding of Berlin mostly by women clearing rubble, using shovels, wheelbarrows and cleaning old bricks for reuse. Over crowded train in Germany post-WWII filled with civilian refugees abandoning the cities and heading to the countryside of Germany to resettle.
View from inside a bus carrying military athletes (in civilian clothes) on a sightseeing visit to Wies Church in Weilheim-Schongau, Germany. They are staying in Munich for the international military games of the Conceil International Du Sports Militaire (CISM) which are scheduled immediately before the regular 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich. Upon arrival at the Wies church grounds, the athletes stop at a souvenir stand on their way along the path to the church. They proceed to the church, itself, and enter as several other visitors are leaving. Another group of visitors, behind them, surrounds the souvenir stand. Inside the sanctuary, they admire the beautiful structure and decorations. Some sit in the pews. Closeup of American flag patch on sleeve of one man's warmup jacket (possibly a coach). Views of visitors and the church interior, including the altar and contents, and statuary in the church. Closeups of several persons viewing the sights. The organ decorated like the rest of the church, in a late baroque (rococo) style. A military officer in uniform, taking a photograph. More general views of the interior. The group is seen leaving the church and walking along the pathway past a meadow with flowers in it. They pass other visitors entering the grounds. Several stop to examine pottery souvenirs molded in shapes like those displayed in the church decorations. Several of the athletes stop in a cafe on the grounds.