German invasion of Belgium, Holland, and France. Fall of Fort Eben Emae during World War II
Belgium Date:1940 Duration:11 min 59 sec Sound:Yes
Animated map depicts German Westward military thrusts into Holland and Belgium and toward France in World War 2. German armor units passing dragons teeth defenses, from behind. German troops riding atop tanks and trucks towing artillery.German Stuka dive bombers. Map showing Albert Canal, Meuse River, and details of Fort Eben Emae. Paratroops dropping from Ju-52 aircraft. Closeup of Ju-87 Stuka dive bomber. German troops using flame thrower. German armed engineer troops cross a road near a bridge and cross Meuse River in inflated boats, as Stukas drop bombs. German troops advance behind battery of flame throwers. German soldier places demolition charge. Huge explosion as it destroys the Fort blockhouse. Allied troops cross French-Belgian border to confront German forces. French Lorraine 37L armored vehicles. Roads filled by Belgian refugees with their belongings. Animated cartoon of German planes bombing Belgian villages, strafing refugees, so they would clog roads and block Allied advance. Views of clogged roads and German bombings. He-111 dropping bombs. Me-109s strafing refugees who take cover in ditches. views from inside German bombers. Montage of destruction by German planes. Wounded child cries out, traumatized, in a hospital bed. Another wounded and bandaged child is seen in a hospital bed. A nun nurse sits by the bed of a wounded child. Montage of refugee children leaving war zones atop piles of belongings in trucks, and children in prams and carts, and in strollers and horsecarts evacuating battle areas. Map shows German plan to attack through Ardennes Forest. German engineers sliding down steep hills, fording rivers, and laying wire for demolitions. German troops setting up machine gun and artillery placements and firing at opposing troops. German tanks and troops going through the Ardennes to the Meuse River, where Stukas dive bomb French positions. German artillery barrage across the Meuse. German troops cross the river with inflated boats. German engineers building pontoon bridges. Shelling by Allies causing explosions beside German troops building bridges. German Armor crossing the bridges and entering France.
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