Scenes in a German city as World War II in Europe ends on VE-Day, May 8, 1945
Germany Date:1945, May 8 Duration:1 min 27 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Opening scene shows local German citizens chatting in small groups near a city street on the day World War 2, in Europe, ends. Next, American soldiers are seen standing beside a road as a German soldier on a motorcycle leads a truck filled with unarmed German soldiers. Another truck drives behind. Scene shifts to a long line of such trucks carrying German soldiers. Several open trucks, filled with German soldiers, ride past the camera. A Sd.Kfz. 8 halftrack filled with German soldiers pauses a while in front of the camera. Several other vehicles pass, followed a pair of German soldiers driving by a horse-drawn covered wagon. German soldiers assembled in loose formation on the edge of a large lawn. Discarded military equipment is on the ground nearby. Two German officers stand in front of the formation. One is giving instructions. Meanwhile, American soldiers begin to examine the arms and equipment on the ground nearby. Closeup of the German officers as the one is giving instructions to the formation of troops.
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