The fall of Warsaw to German forces in 1939, during World War II
Warsaw Poland Date:1939, September 27 Duration:7 min 48 sec Sound:Yes
Polish General Tadeusz Kutrzeba, deputy commander of Warsaw, is seen accompanied by German officers, as he proceeds toward a military bus where he will sign a ceasefire agreement incident to the capitulation of Warsaw defenders in World War 2. Views of the city in ruins, after the ceasefire. Thousands of Polish citizens gathered in an open square, damaged buildings in background. Polish children being escorted by teachers away from the gathering. Aerial views of the bombed out city, with smoke still rising in places. Unknown locations might include the Warsaw Ghetto.
View of Polish General Kutrzeba, inside, the bus, where he signed capitulation agreements. He is reviewing local maps with German officers. He exits the bus and is escorted away (taken as a prisoner of war).
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