Adolf Hitler receives the French surrender from General Huntziger in the form of the Second Armistice at Compiegne in France.
Compiegne France Date:1940 Duration:2 min 43 sec Sound:Yes
The Second Armistice at Compiegne after the German victory in the Battle of France during World War II. A WWI monument covered with a German flag in Compiegne. German soldiers near the monument. German troops stand at attention. German Fuhrer Adolf Hitler, President of the Reichstag Hermann Goering, German Field Marshal Wilhelm Keitel and other German officers arrive at the venue. The leaders and officers walk past the soldiers at attention. Hitler gives the Nazi salute. Hitler and the other officers enter the WWI Armistice railway car. French General Charles Huntziger and other French officers and officials arrive at the venue. The German and French officers seated around a table inside the WWI Armistice railway car. Hitler receives the French surrender from General Huntziger on June 22, 1940. The Second Armistice on the table. An animated map depicts Frankreich. Bells toll at a Parisian cathedral. Adolf Hitler with several German officers inside the cathedral. Arches, pillars and carvings in the cathedral.
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