A newsreel titled 'Chancellor Dollfuss sets up huge camps in gigantic labor drive' shows Chancellor Englebert Dollfuss inspecting a labor camp for unemployed men in Wildungsmauer,Austria. He himself carries mud in a hand driven cart and dumps it away. Men work at a construction site with spade and other tools as Chancellor Dollfuss looks on.
German Professor Eugen Sänger conceived of a rocket-propelled airplane in 1934. View of his sketches and notes.View of a workshop, close to his home, where Sänger developed his ideas. It is a nondescript building with wooden exterior and "Deutsche Raketenflug-Werft, Vien1934" (German Rocketflight shipyard, Vienna,1934) scrawled on its door. Professor Sänger and an assistant are seen in doorway of the workshop. Interior views of machinery. Blueprint cross-section of Sängers first Rocket motor (the S.R.1) from 1932. Drawing of test facility arrangement from 1932. Drawing of the S.R.2 rocket motor from 1933, with high pressure liquid oxygen cooling. Drawing of testing apparatus and arrangement from 1933, including Bosch fuel injection pump.
Drawing of "L-Rocket," dated January 5, 1933. Professor Eugen Sänger's S.R.6 Rocket motor from May 23, 1934, in which the combustion chamber is the same design as the slim nozzle of the L-Rocket. Actual parts of the S.R.6 motor. Plan of Rocket motor S.R.7 from May 21, 1934, with fuel inlet cooling by coiled pipe to the nozzle jacket. Second version of S.R.7 from June 5th, with cooling in the outer shell. Drawings of Versions three and four of the S.R.7. and scenes of the actual hardware held in Sänger's hand. He unscrews part and points out the features. He points out the cooling coils around the combustion chamber. Another version is similarily displayed after he removes its outer shell.
Forty thousand home guards gather to pledge the independence of their country in Vienna, Austria. Dignitaries and high government officials arrive. Home guards troops march in the Imperial Park. Home guard officers and dignitaries salute the marching troops. Marching troops in large numbers carry their national flags. Chancellor Engelbert Dollfuss looks at the procession and the ceremony.
Chancellor Dollfuss and other officials review Tyrolese riflemen in Innsbruck, Austria. The riflemen dressed in picturesque uniforms pledge aid to the state in Innsbruck. Huge crowd gathered to watch the demonstration.
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