German invasion of Poland and Denmark at start of World War II
Germany Date:1940 Duration:2 min 16 sec Sound:Yes
Adolf Hitler addressing the Reichstag, meeting in the Kroll Opera House makes fun of an April 1939, letter from President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Hitler reads a list of countries that FDR asked him not to invade. As he drones on through the extensive list, it becomes comical and the Reichstag member burst out in laughter. Next heavy guns are seen firing and formations of German Junkers JU-52 airplanes flying overhead as narrator cites September 1st 1939 and the German invasion of Poland as start of World War 2. Motorized German forces, and infantry are seen rushing across the landscape. German 17 cm Kanone 18 guns are seen firing. Formations of German JU 87 Stuka dive bombers in flight and Heinkel He 111 bombers dropping bombs on Poland. Bombs exploding and devastation on the ground with buildings burning and collapsing. Aerial view of Polish city being bombed. Huge number of disarmed Polish Army prisoners of war walking along roads. German troops marching into Copenhagen, Denmark in 1940
This historic stock footage available in HD and SD video. View pricing below video player.
Have a correction or more info about this clip? Edit Now
Be the first to correct or edit this clip's info! Edit Now