German attacks on other nations during World War 2. A sign reads 'Belgique' near a building. Germans in Denmark, Belgium, Luxembourg, Holland and France. German soldiers on tanks and other military vehicles as they advance in blitzkrieg (lightning war).. They advance through the Dutch farmlands. German Ju-52 planes fly in formation and drop paratroopers. The destruction of Rottterdam by heavy German bombardment. People bury their dead at cemetery.. French refugees leave their cities. Adolf Hitler looks at the Eiffel tower in Paris, with other German officials, during occupation of France. Aerial view of the city. German bombers attack London, England (the blitz). Shattered equipment on the ground and destroyed buildings. Hitler observes the German Western Wall defenses. The battle and Allied evacuation of Dunkirk. White cliffs of Dover Sea shore in view. Map depicts German positions. The Battle of Britain. British spitfire planes attack German bombers. Children being evacuated from London and Paris. Firing and bombardment at night during blitzkrieg. Rubble being cleared. British men and women working in munitions and aircraft factories. Hitler and Goering with others in the railroad carriage where French authorities surrender at Compiegne in June, 1940. German forces attacking the Soviet Union, with tanks, infantry and warplanes, in Operation Barbarossa, on June 22, 1941.The mobilization of Soviet defense forces.
German Stuka dive bombers shell an industrial area and woods of Western Europe. Ground crew unloads bombs from a truck and carries them to a plane. They fill and load 1000 pound bombs on the plane. A pilot boards the plane. He is given a motion picture camera. A squadron of Stukas takes off. Stukas in a night flight. The planes drop bombs and dive. The bombs explode in an industrial area and woods.
German Stuka dive bombers shell Western Europe. The Stukas take off and in flight. They drop a series of bombs. Huge explosions. Troops on land.
German Stuka dive bombers shell British Naval ships in the English Channel. Stukas drop bombs on British Naval ships and British spotters. British fire pompom guns. The bombs hit water close to the ships and aircraft carriers. The bombs are released from the plane and drop towards the sea. They explode near a ship which swerves to avoid them. Waves of Stuka fly high in the sky. A pilot in a cockpit. An aerial view of a plane dropping a series of bombs. Huge explosions as a bomb hits a wooden bridge.
German medium Heinkel bombers in flight. Heinkels drop bombs. Machine gunners fire. A series of bombs are dropped. Smoke rises due to explosions.
German medium Heinkel bombers in flight. A squadron of 9 Heinkels. The bomber fly through the clouds and move past barrage balloons.