Allied Forces push into Germany during World War II
Germany Date:1945 Duration:2 min 47 sec Sound:Yes
Allied Winter offensive into Germany,on the Western Front in World War 2. Allied infantry seen advancing in snow. Brief view of Stalin, Roosevelt, and Churchill at the Yalta conference. Animated sequence showing "pincers" closing on Germany. The British 2nd Army closing in at Hungen,Germany. British infantry moving along a road. Two dogs accompanying them. The British taking German prisoners. Americans of the 7th Army recapturing strategic town of Bingen, Germany. U.S. Army combat photographer filming U.S. troops breaking into buildings. Bodies of dead German soldiers lying in the snow.Residents of Bingen emerge from cellars and other hiding places to be evacuated behind the lines. Families are driven to safety in American Army trucks .At Hagenau, Germany, American troops, under counterattack by German forces, blow up a key bridge. Aerial views of Malmedy, Belgium, where bomb craters line the terrain. Troops of the U.S.30th Division uncover snow-covered bodies of American prisoners of war, at the Baugnez crossroads, who were killed by their German captors . German prisoners of war, mostly airborne troops from 5 FJD, with hands raised, look on apprehensively.
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