Hermann Goering, Chief of the German Air Force, gives a speech in tribute to the Luftwaffe (Air force)
Germany Date:1939 Duration:3 min 21 sec Sound:Yes
Chief of the German Air Force (Luftwaffe), Hermann Goering, extols the capabilities and contributions of the Luftwaffe to German conquests, mentioning Poland, and France. As he speaks, a German Henschel Hs 126 observation plane is shown, followed by shots of a Messerschmitt Me-109 and formations of them flying amongst clouds, A German antiaircraft emplacement on a parapet high above a river. A lone German sentry patroling a beach and a flight of Me-109s flying low over his head. View from nose of a German bomber flying low over water. German Dornier Do-17 bombers penetrating a coastline. Pilots and gunner in bombers. Formation of Heinkel He-111 bombers in flight. Animation shows England from perspective of a dive bomber heading toward the ground. Sequence finishes with explosion. Throughout the last half of the clip, a male chorus is heard singing the Luftwaffe's unofficial anthem, "Bomben auf Engelland," (Bombs on England) by Norbert Schultze (Norbert Arnold Wilhelm Richard Schultze).
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