Kaiserbaracke Crossroads, Tiger 222. Battle of the Bulge in World War II
Saint Vith Belgium Date:1944, December 16 Duration:3 min 38 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Sdkfz 138/1 “Grille” self-propelled guns (Panzerkampfwagen) of 1 SS Pz Div support, attack towards Poteau road junction near St Vith on December 16th 1944. Fall of shot is adjusted by artillery radio crew.
Cuts to road junction at Kaiserbaracke, Sdkfz 250 half tracks pass road sign, VW166 stops at sign before moving off. German PK photographer adjusts sign, removing 202 Ord Depot sign. Stoewer 1500a passes camera towing 12cm mortar, VW166 slows in front of camera.
Tiger 222, carrying Fallschirmjager of FJR9 passes camera, followed by motorcyclist. Two officers stop to talk on road as other Sdkfz 251 half track passes. Cuts to two officers walking right to left past camera in front of stationary Sdkfz 250. A crew member stands in rear looking on. Cut to close of of VW166 Schwimwagen, driver smoking cigar, officer looks at map.Cut to Tiger 222 stopped outside Ligneuville. Paratroopers on rear deck share cigarettes with motorcyclist. They are armed with K98, MP44, British Sten gun, MG42.
Cut to Gustav Knittel looking at map, they look around as U.S. aircraft fly overhead. Cut to Sdkfz 7 with 2cm gun on road, Kubelwagen passes destroyed U.S. 76mm AT gun. (WW 2. World War 2)
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