This DVD includes unique footage plundered by Russian Troops in 1945 compiled from German newsreels made under the influence of Goebbels' Ministry of Propaganda. This 5 DVD set includes Vol. 1 about the period from the end of the Great War to the emergence of Hitler; Vol. 2 covers 1936-1939; Vol. 3 features 1940 Pt. 1 including Denmark and Copenhagen, Dunkirk, and surrender of France; Vol. 4 features 1940 Pt. 2 including Operation Sea-Lion (invasion of Great Britain) and Mussolini's attacks on Greece and Egypt; and Vol. 5 features 1941 Pt. 1 including shelling of Dover, Hitler in the Balkans, paratrooper invasion of Crete, and Gen. Rommel's army in Cyrenacia.
In this five-volume set, history devotees can get a glimpse of World War II from the German perspective. This collection of propaganda newsreels was created by Russian troops in 1945 and chronicles a number of years. The first volume celebrates the emergence of Adolf Hitler after World War I; the second volume centers on 1936-39; the third and fourth volumes focus on battles in 1940; and the fifth volume covers a variety of locations in 1945, from Dover to the Balkans to Cyrenacia.
This series, 'A Newsreel History of the Third Reich', includes unique footage plundered by Russian Troops in 1945. Compiled as it is from German newsreels which were made under the influence of Goebbels' Ministry of Propaganda, these are by no means accurate histories but allow unique insight into how the period leading up to and including World War II was presented to the German people. Volume 1 deals with the period from the end of the Great War to the emergence of Hitler as Germany's chancellor. Volume 2 - 1936 to 1939, includes the massive re-armament of the German military and the friendship pact with Mussolini's Italian Fascist Party. Volume 3 - 1940 pt. 1, includes the occupation of Denmark and Copenhagen; the battle of Dunkirk and the surrender of France. Volume 4 - 1940 pt. 2, includes the planning of 'Operation Sea-Lion' (the invasion of Great Britain) and Mussolini's attacks on Greece and Egypt. Volume 5 - 1941 pt. 1, includes the shelling of Dover; Hitler in the Balkans; the paratrooper invasion of Crete; General Rommel's army in Cyrenacia.
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