German troops advance through Hangest while German Stukas bomb Allied positions and dogfight with French airplanes.
France Date:1940 Duration:3 min 38 sec Sound:NO SOUND
The German assault on France during the Battle of France in World War II. A map depicts the location of Somme, Paris and the Weygand Line in France. Germans advance into France. German forces move through Hangest, France. A bullet ridden sign for Hangest. German soldiers take cover. Smoke due to several explosions. Bomb damaged buildings and rubble strewn on the streets. Soldiers in an APC (Armored Personnel Carrier) as it makes its way through the streets amidst enemy fire. Machine gun fire. Tanks advance on the streets. German soldiers run for cover. Bomb damaged buildings and ruins. Soldiers amidst rubble. German Junker Ju 87 Stukas, He-111 and Ju-88 medium bombers bomb Allied positions in France. German pilots release bombs. The bombs descend to the ground and explode causing huge clouds of black smoke. View of bombing and smoke rising from targets as seen point of view from inside plexiglass nose section of German bomber aircraft. French MS-406 fighters and German Me-110 and Me-109 fighter aircraft dogfight. The crew inside a Stuka in flight. A French aircraft is hit and is seen nosediving toward ground. It crashes with a large explosion. German aircraft bomb the Weygand Line. German artillery bombards the Line.
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