Visiting day at the Victoria Louise Hospital in Berlin, during World War I.
Berlin Germany Date:1915 Duration:2 min 41 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Relatives and friends visit wounded German soldiers at the Victoria Louise Hospital in Berlin, during World War 1. A large number of people are gathered outside the hospital. A young woman offers cigarettes to wounded soldiers who are outside in wheel chairs. A nurse passes out flowers to them. Another woman also seen walking along a line of wounded, giving them flowers. A civilian talking with several ambulatory wounded soldiers. He asks one about the wound to his head. Two recuperating soldiers watch as two others play chess. A group of recuperating soldiers pose as they gather around one who is bedridden. Some play cards on the lap of a soldier in a wheel chair. Scene shifts to inside the hospital. A bedridden soldier poses with nurse, for the camera. Some comrades stand behind his bed. She puts his military cap on his head. (Slate states that he died 20 minutes later.) More recuperating soldiers playing card games with those in beds in the ward. Doctor and nurses and staff seen in the ward. A soldier of short stature, with arm in a sling steps into the camera view as it pans along the ward, showing several of the recuperating soldiers. A hospital orderly wheels a patient towards the operating room.
This historic stock footage available in HD and SD video. View pricing below video player.
Have a correction or more info about this clip? Edit Now
Be the first to correct or edit this clip's info! Edit Now