U.S. Army orientation film "Here is Germany" showing the contrast in life of German civilians and victims of German atrocities.
Germany Date:1945 Duration:8 min 9 sec Sound:Yes
U.S. Army training film titled 'Here is Germany'. Views of pre-war German countryside, German cities including Berlin and others before destruction in World War 2. Shots include famous German landmarks and buildings in major cities including Brandenburg Gate and Victory Column sculpture close-ups and other monuments all before bombing of World War II. German people with families and children in their routine lives. Farmers working fields, mined coal transported by rail, potatoes poured from a full sack, a boy shepherd with geese; a farmer counting pigs descending a ramp at a farm. City port or harbor scene with ships and a modern looking railroad train arriving at a station. High speed highway roads like the Autobahn. German schools, offices, factories and markets. German woman braiding a girl's hair. German woman taking in wash from a line. German men, women, and children cleaning and polishing work areas and possessions. A German library with people studying and others at book shelves. German classroom with a teacher instructing children and writing on a blackboard. Scenes of musicians and musical instruments, artisans, masons, cooks. Busy roads with cars. Narrator then presents a darker other side, showing an arms factory, German military officials. Victims of German armies and of the concentration camps. Lumps of dead bodies from massive public shootings, a man being tortured, burning chambers, prisoners of war, concentration camps, human ovens, gas chambers. Survivors of the German custody in relief camps of Red Cross. Articles made of human skin and bones. Daily utility items like toys and brushes from human body parts. Scenes of survivors of concentration camps. Poles dead from Nazi atrocities at Lublin Castle. Italians and Belgians murdered by Germans, American POWs murdered by Germans. Views of peaceful German citizens juxtaposed with views of German soldiers and military actions. Some famous Americans of German roots: Wendell Willkie, Admiral Chester Nimitz, Henry J. Kaiser.
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