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B/W 1961 people helping others escape thru barbed wire fence of Berlin Wall / Germany / newsreel
B/W 1961 people helping others escape thru barbed wire fence of Berlin Wall / Germany / newsreel
6TH BERLIN WALL ANNIVERSARY: BERLIN WALL & BARBED WIRE
ORIG. COLOR 525' SOF MAG ESTABLISHING SHOTS OF BERLIN WALL, BARBED WIRE ON TOP. LS BORDER GUARD IN BOOTH. GUARDS CLEANING AREA BEYOND WALL. VS OF NEW WALL AND OLD WALL TOGETHER. BORDER GUARDS WITH DOG. CEMETERY NEAR WALL. MOLONEY SU. GENERAL SHOTS OF GUARDS CLEANING OUT CEMETERY. ARMORED CARS AND TANKS. VS GUARDS AROUND WALL. LS ACROSS WALL TO AMERICAN SECTOR (?) CI: GEO - E. GERMANY W. BERLIN. BUILDINGS - WALLS BERLIN WALL.
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British troops at West Berlin's Haus des Rundfunks radio station
1960s-70s
JOHN F KENNEDY meets with NIKITA KHRUSHCHEV reporters assembled, KENNEDY speaks, East Berliners escape as the Berlin Wall is being built, some run through barbed wire, some jump out of buildings, Berlin Wall being built
British soldiers on guard at the border near the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, Germany.
The Brandenburg Gate or Brandenburger Tor (Pariser Platz, 10117 Berlin, Germany) as seen from behind barbed wire fence in Berlin, Germany. A snowman on the ground in West Berlin. Trucks passing on the street. British soldiers on guard at the border. They discuss amongst themselves. Location: Berlin Germany. Date: December 22, 1961.
Berlin, Germany, B&W Archival, 1961, close, people running through barbed wire fence
Berlin, Germany, B&W Archival, 1961, close, people running through barbed wire fence
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Escape from East Berlin
In East Berlin, a man ducks and crawls under barbed wire while the Berlin Wall is under construction. He runs toward West Berlin, smiling.
DN-B-267 Beta SP (Vol. 39, Rel. 92 only)
News Highlights of 1961 - Berlin Wall
EAST BERLIN BORDERS
NOW THAT THE WALL IS DOWN BETWEEN EAST AND WEST BERLIN, THERE WILL BE SOME WORK TO DO TO MAKE THINGS TRULY FREE.
AOC BERLIN BEAUTY SHOTS
Close up of the Berlin Wall
Close up of the Berlin Wall with barbed wire on top
MTR-1XJ Beta SP
Berlin misc. shots
East German refugees in Marienfeld Refugee Reception Center in West Berlin, and scenes of divided East and West Berlin.
During mounting Berlin Crisis, view of map of Germany with separated East and West Germany. East Berlin refugees gathered and on streets with their luggage at Marienfeld Refugee Reception Center in West Berlin. They are among the last to escape East Berlin before the Soviets close the border. Refugees in queue to be processed entering West Berlin. Old woman refugee smiles as she helps a young boy drink from a cup. Refugees at airport with their children to be flown to other cities in West Germany. They board plane and it takes off. People at railway station to see off their relatives as they flee East Germany. East German soldiers digging emplacements in roadway near Brandenburg Gate to erect blockade (the beginning of what became the Berlin Wall). They unload a truck filled with poles. Soldiers wire the border. People watch soldiers running barbed wire enclosing East Berlin territory; the beginning of the Berlin Wall. Willy Brandt, mayor of West Berlin, with others on street. Communist soldiers on the closed border. A Russian soldier on the East side of the road divided with barbed wire fence. Tanks and people on road. Location: Berlin Germany. Date: August 1961.
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British troops at Haus des Rundfunks radio station in West Berlin
GERMANY MARKUS WOLF
00:00:00:00 NO FONT; NO COURTESY INFORMATION GIVEN FOR FILM -VARIOUS at :00 B/W video of women being caught in barbed wire of Berlin Wall after / at : they try to run / at :03 man studies papers a ...
Freight yard for Jewish deportation, Berlin, 1942
Scenes from a tunnel and freight yard with a voice-over reading excerpts from the experience of Jewish deportees. Footage from inside a freight carriage showing the walls, doors and barbed wire. 1941, 1942.
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SJT - NAZI PROCES WITH FRENCH WITNESSES
A2 / France 2
WWII and D-Day Invasion
01:59:45:17>>>B/W 1944 Spring 1944, London - huge ballroom filled with women and men dancing. Various CUs of General Dwight Eisenhower in the field, smoking, good. 02:00:28:09>>>B/W 1943 Teheran, November 1943 - Yalta Conference. Josef Stalin, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, and Winston Churchill sit and pose for CAM. Molotov and Anthony Eden in BG. FDR and Eisenhower eat sandwiches in car in Tunis, North Africa. 02:01:28:19>>>B/W 1942 Berlin, Germany, 1942. Erwin Rommel enters Nazi rally surrounded by other Nazi leaders, including Goebbels. Hitler walking up aisle. Rommel and Hitler shake hands. EXT, Rommel inspecting Atlantic Wall with other officers of German army. CU Field Marshal Gerd Von Rundstedt at conference table. Rommel and Von Rundstedt sit beside each other, talking. Good shot of Rommel explaining strategy over scale model of Atlantic coast. Animated map of coastline with emphases on French coastline. VS German construction of Atlantic Wall, good. 02:03:54:06>>>B/W 1944 Singers entertain Allied troops in England. Piano recital by female pianist. VS enlisted men sightseeing in London Great shot of couples dancing in huge hall. EXT US supreme head quarters, London. CU British Chief Air Marshal, Trafford Lee Mallory, side profile of Admiral Bertram Ramsey of the Royal Navy, and profile shot of General Bernard Montgomery - in meeting with Eisenhower, who looks at map. VS infantry and equipment moving towards ports in south of England. Girls jump rope in FG as tanks are transported on road in front of them, good. PAN, stock piles of supplies. 02:08:00:19>>>B/W 1944 Sign posted to tree, Civilians are Forbidden to Loiter or Talk with Troops. VS military and civilian security checks. VS censorship - contents of letters are blocked, or CUt out with razor blade. Crossword puzzle investigation (paranoia, coincidence). CU file, with File Closed written on jacket, placed in cabinet. 02:09:19:02>>>B/W 1944 General George Patton, wearing sunglasses, steps into jeep in Dover. VS Patton overseeing fake maneuvers to trick Germans into thinking the invasion will occur at Callais. German intelligence - showing photographs in field and then to Hitler, who stands at conference table. VS German soldiers marching, military equipment moved to Callais. Rommel tours and checks defense operations along Atlantic coast. Mines dropped into English Channel Mined beach with barbed wire fences, steel hedgehogs, pointed logs, Belgian gates - all designed to repel invasion and damage landing craft. VS concrete bunkers and pillboxes, rocket emplacements, coastal batteries and huge artillery guns (big bertha). Germans flood to drown paratroopers. 02:12:16:14>>>B/W 1944 Good shot of Rommel eating hot food in field. Rommel reviews troops, CU German soldiers. Testing V-1 robot bomb or rocket and V-2 supersonic rocket. 02:13:03:08>>>B/W 1944 VS General Eisehower with his commanding officers in open, surrounded by trees. Eisenhower smokes. General Omar Bradley. EXT St. Paul's school, London. INT St. Paul's, May 15, meeting of top battle commanders (symbolic recreation) Animated map highlights Operation Overlord plans for D-Day. VS Allied air raids, CU bombs dropping, aerials of explosions, CU bomb bay doors, excellent POV from front of bomber as it flies over houses. VS strafing, blowing up moving train, airplanes, ships, tower. VS bombers exploding in mid-air, airplanes blown up during flight. 02:15:38:28>>>B/W 1944 VS Eisenhower visiting with troops at staging areas, good Troops train for D-Day invasion, climbing rope, ladders, running through obstacle course, good. Troops practice firing flame throwers, good. VS hand to hand combat with no weapons. VS troops picking up final rations, good. CU soldier sharpens knife. Soldier checks his pistol. VS troops being briefed, INT and EXT. Soldiers kneel at outdoor mass, shot from behind. CU soldiers receiving communion host - Roman Catholics. Soldiers praying. 02:18:25:04>>>B/W 1944 June 3, 1944. General Eisenhower gets out of sedan and looks at model of Atlantic coastline that's placed on grass. VS infantry marching towards ships and boarding, good. Some soldiers carry bicycles onto ship. VS soldiers boarding from amphibious crafts. VS vessels and ship in heavy, stormy seas. CU Eisenhower, in open air, smoking cigarette. Invasion is postponed because of bad weather. Communications montage as convoys are ordered to return - radio, blinker lights, teletype. Montage of German communications, CU tickertape message, messenger runs to jeep. Germans relax and stop mine-laying operations. Rommel and other Nazi leaders leave building 02:22:19:23>>>B/W 1944 VS Allied forces sleeping, eating, and living on decks of ships and transports. VS Eisenhower, Montgomery, and other Allied leaders talking outside. VS flooded streets. Eisenhower reviews troops and talks to men in rain. VS weather stations, radar, radar screens. Allied leaders at meeting to decide whether to launch invasion on June 6. VS invasion fleet on the move. Rommel with family - holds hands with girls and walks in garden. 02:27:00:08>>>B/W 1944 VS Hitler with Eva Braun and others at mountain retreat in Berchtesgaden. VS guards on duty along Atlantic coast. Aerial shot of parked airplanes. VS airmen darkening their faces - some from the Screaming Eagles, 101st Airborne division, wear white war paint on their faces - few have partially shaved heads, Mohican style. VS Eisenhower mingling with men of the 101st Airborne Division and paratroopers. Airplanes takes off in darkness. VS paratroopers jumping from airplanes, sky full of parachutes floating towards ground, landing on French soil and running for cover. VS German anti-air artillery. VS paratroopers land, under attack, and make their way to safety. Gun battles at night. 02:33:02:16>>>B/W 1944 Infantry climb down ropes on side of ships and into landing crafts. View of invasion force on horizon through German binoculars (recreation) Germans sound alarms and run to stations along Normandy beaches. VS preparing huge artillery guns and ammunition for defense. Loading guns and firing. Allied naval force begins artillery barrage of coast. VS rockets being launched from Atlantic. Naval bombardment, explosions. 02:37:11:13>>>B/W 1944 VS small landing crafts full of men bounce across choppy water. CU German guard looking through binoculars. Germans rush to positions and prepare weapons. VS beach landing on Omaha beach, D-Day, June 6. Americans wade to shore under heavy fire, many fall, bodies float in water. Survivors take cover along cliffs, wounded treated, soldier speaks into radio. Ships move closer to beach and bomb German defenses. More troops wade ashore when beach head is secured. American and British commandos in treacherous water - some are knocked overboard - climb up cliff face on rope ladders. 02:42:18:07>>>B/W 1944 VS beach landings on Gold and Juno. VS Allied invasion forces take beaches and advance inland. Germans set up barriers and barbed wire to block invading forces. Nazi commanders meet and ask Hitler to move Panzer divisions at Callais to Normandy - Hitler refuses. FDR speech. Montage of Allied advance and battle scenes in France. Soldier leads old woman through rubble of bombed out town. VS destruction. Germans surrender, with white flag, POWs. VS wounded soldiers, grave marker. 02:47:29:01>>>B/W 1944 Allies take POWs, some injured. Allies welcomed as they drive through villages in Normandy on June 6. Women throw flowers at soldiers, reach out to touch them. VS raising American flag. VS British and American flags. Iwo Jima type raising of American flag on bombed out building.
West Berliners Wave to East Berliners
In attempt to keep up communications in the divided city, West Berliners gather in the street to wave to their former neighbors now trapped in East Berlin behind barbed wire.
ADENAUER WREATH LAYING / BERLIN WALL
285 SOF MAG AND SIL FTG OF CHANCELLOR OF WEST GERMANY KONRAD ADENAUER LAST VISIT TO THE BERLIN WALL. VS THROUGH BARBED WIRE FENCE SEPARATING THE TWO BERLINS; RATHER STARK AND GRIM IMAGES. VS OF THE WREATHS IN MEMORY OF THOSE WHO WERE KILLED WHILE TRYING TO CROSS OVER TO THE WEST. MORE SEEN THROUGH THE BARBED WIRE OF EAST GERMAN SOLDIERS WALKING. A PROCESSION APPROACHES THE BARBED WIRE, LED BY ADENAUER AND WEST BERLIN MAYOR WILLY BRANDT, CARRYING WREATHS. VS OF WREATH LAYING CEREMONY BY THE TWO MEN; BOTH SHAKE HANDS. PAN OF CROWD. SU BEN LACEY.
HISTORICAL FILM: NEWS HIGHLIGHTS OF 1961
RECAP OF BIGGEST STORIES OF 1961 (SEE VIDEO LISTING, BELOW). DATA ABOVE IS RELEASE DATE OF NEWSREEL.
East German police and military erect barrier along border of East and West Berlin
East German police and military erect barrier along border of East and West Berlin
SCOURGE OF BERLIN WALL
News: Pan of the Berlin Wall under construction; bricks set in wall, patrolled by Soviets. Women separated by wall of barbwire speak, watched by Soviet guards, they wave goodbye to each other and cry (Mother and Daughter). 01:58:00:00 Teen makes dash for freedom under barbed wire, he makes it! Others make break for freedom, one girl is shot dead at barbed wire wall. 01:58:31:00: East Berlin with signs and guards patrol wall. Barbed wire rolled out at wall. Wall constructed, people on either side wave to each other. Old woman with binoculars look out at wall. 01:59:39:00 1989: Color: The wall comes down. People hammer at wall, sit on wall, party at wall. People stream through the wall, shake hands with Soviet guards; fireworks at Brandenburg gate; couple kisses at wall. To view this clip, please visit www.filmarchivesonline.com/onlineindex.shtml and click on SCOURGE OF BERLIN WALL