French troops fire guns from the Ligne Maginot forts and Senegalese prisoners sing and dance in France.
France Date:1940 Duration:2 min 40 sec Sound:Yes
The German assault on France during the Battle of France in World War II. German infantry crawl through grass. Artillery shells burst nearby. The German infantry run across a farm field. French defenders are seen operating a heavy gun inside a Maginot Line fort. German infantry cutting through barbed wire surrounding the Maginot Line fort, and employing flame throwers against the top turret of the fort as well as the lower base in the rear. View of the fort blackened by the fire. German troops enter the fort. A Nazi flag flies above it. French officers surrender. French POWs (Prisoners of War) plod along. Prisoners seated and standing about at a prison camp. Wounded prisoners. French Colonial Senegalese prisoners greet one another and then several of them begin to dance.
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