German troops attack defenders in Polish Post Office Building at Heveliunsplatz during the occupation of Danzig
Danzig Poland Date:1939, September 1 Duration:2 min 29 sec Sound:Yes
Invasion of Danzig by the Germans on 1st September, 1939 during World War II. Citizens of Danzig read poster proclaiming Danzig a part of the Greater German Realm. People crowd outside a building. Nazi troops use field artillery and Steyr ADGZ M35 Armored car to attack Polish defenders housed in the Post Office Building at Heveliunsplatz. Sudetenland written on an armored vehicle. The building is severely damaged from German shelling. Hitler arrives at the Kroll Opera House, where the Reichstag is meeting. He steps from his car and walks very rapidly into the building. Some members of his entourage stumble to keep up with him. View of Hitler addressing the Reichstag about Danzig and Poland. German troops driving into Danzig in SD Kfz 7 half-tracks are greeted enthusiastically by the crowds.
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