A series of short films and featurettes from and about the Third Reich compiled into a collection:
1. DAS SUDETENLAND KEHRT HEIM - 1938
And yet another film about the annexation of the Sudetenland; this time, the same pretext of abuse and intolerable living and political conditions are necessitating the "liberation" of the Sudeten Germans from the yoke of those mean Czechs.
IN GERMAN WITH OPTIONAL ENGLISH SUBTITLES. APPROXIMATELY 29 MINUTES.
2. DEUTSCHE PANZER - 1940
Short film about the design and manufacture of German tanks made in the second year of the War.
FOR THE MOST PART, A MUSICAL SOUNDTRACK ONLY. HOWEVER, THERE IS A SHORT SECTION IN THE END IN GERMAN (untranslated). APPROXIMATELY 6 MINUTES
3. DEUTSCHE SOLDATEN IN AFRIKA - 1942
A collection of films put together highlighting the achievements of the Afrika Korps. Filmed at the height of the Korps' successes in mid-1942, the majority of the films are culled from Wochenschau episodes.
IN GERMAN WITH HARD-ENCODED ENGLISH SUBTITLES. APPROXIMATELY 81 MINUTES.
4. FOREIGN UNITS OF THE WEHRMACHT AND SS - 1943 - 1944
A collection of excerpted Wochenschau films -- for the most part -- showing the activities of foreign units doing service in the Wehrmacht and Waffen-SS. Films include everything from Spanish Blue Legion to French SS volunteers to Latvian Luftwaffe auxiliaries; etc.
IN GERMAN WITH OPTIONAL ENGLISH SUBTITLES. APPROXIMATELY 23 MINUTES.
5. OLD TRAINS IN THE REICH - PRIVATE FILMS
A collection of films taken from private sources show different aspects of trains and train travel in the Third Reich.
MUSICAL SCORE. APPROXIMATELY 10 MINUTES.
6. PRIVATE FILMS FROM THE FRONT IN AFRICA
A collection of films taken by members of the Afrika Korps for private purposes.
MUSICAL SCORE. APPROXIMATELY 20 MINUTES.
APPROXIMATELY 169 MINUTES TOTAL. VARIABLE QUALITY, BUT IT RANGES FROM POOR TO EXCELLENT FILM QUALITY.
PLEASE NOTE THAT SWITCHABLE (SOFT) SUBTITLES WILL NOT SHOW UP WHEN VIEWING THE SAMPLE BELOW. IF YOU SEE SUBTITLES, THEN THEY ARE HARD-ENCODED (meaning, they cannot be turned off when viewing the film):