Details
FOOTAGE number
BOF700255
Title
Battle of Britain – Hitler's plans to attack Britain, the German invasion, the role of women in WWII
Date
1945 (C20th)
Description
From a series of American documentary films about the Battle of Britain, titled Why We Fight, directed by Frank Capra. Contains some re-enactments.German troops marching entering Paris France through the Arc de Triomphe onto the Champs-Elysées. Hitler and Command Staff views Eiffel Tower. Hitler views the chalky cliffs of Britain across the English Channel. Map shows countries German Army conquered to reach the English Channel June 1940. Hitler and his Generals gathered around a map. Maps used to describe the German plan to conquer England. Germans stockpile supplies for the invasion. Shows evacuation of British troops and loss of England’s military equipment at Dunkirk France. The British people set up civilian defense and manned the machines to produce the weapons of war. Scenes of women aiding the war effort by launching barrage balloons, manning anti-aircraft guns, operating railroads, ferry airplanes, carry dispatches, feed the troops, and work in the factories.
Photo credit
Bridgeman Images
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Availability
Dimension [pixels] File size [MB] Duration [Seconds] Online Purchase
Footage 1920 × 1080 px 4,295 MB 4181
Copyright
Out of copyright

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