Welt im Film 2/1945 25.05.1945


1st unconditional surrender of Italy: 29.4.1945 general Vittinghoff and General of the SS Wolf signed the unconditional surrender of the southern armies. Lieutenant General Morgan signed on behalf of the allies. Handing over of the documents in the presence of the English, American and Russian officers in icy silence. The German generals in civilian clothes to leave the room.

Raided: Surrender of the army of the North. Field marshal Montgomery sits down at the table. General von Friedeburg signed the unconditional surrender. Then signed the General der Infanterie Kinzel. Montgomery signed for the allies.

Reims: 7.5.1945: the allies present the terms of the capitulation of German forces on all fronts. Marshal Jodl signed. General Smith signed for the allies. Under the present laughing General Eisenhower. Eisenhower receives the signature pins. Berlin: 8.5.1945: field marshal Keitel salute enters the room with the Marshal's baton. Marshal Zhukov reads the terms of surrender. Keitel signed. General von Friedeburg. General Carl Spaatz of the US air force. Marshal Arthur Tedder of the British air force. Marshal Zhukov signed. General de Lattre de Tassigny, France, signed.

Lüneburg: Crowd on the road full-image announcing the surrender O sound "the Naziregierung and the German Wehrmacht unconditionally before the Allied forces surrendered."
(128 m) 2nd World Safety Conference San Francisco cityscapes. Meeting of members of the United Nations to ensure world peace forever. Right of way by car. The Saudi Arabian delegation upon arrival. Arrival of the Prime Minister of South Africa, General Smuts. Representatives of the Philippines, China, the Minister of Foreign Affairs-UK's Eden on arrival. Talks of Molotov, the British Ambassador to the United States of Lord Halifax, US Stettinius Secretary of State. Delegates from India to sit. Upon arrival the delegates of Greece, Mexico, the Netherlands, of Lebanon, Iran, Egypt. Flags. The press office. Reporter writes on a typewriter. Auto attendant. Radio announcer.
(92 m) 3rd military Government in Germany German looting of goods wagons on railway tracks. People with bundles of dress on the arm when leaving bombed houses. Man crosses Street with cylinder head. Drunker waving to camera. Basement room is ransacked. Occupation soldiers March. Allied publication. Weapons, watches and cameras must be delivered. Food collected in the depot. Citizens sign up and receive ID cards. Food be requisitioned from farmers. Veal is loaded on wagons. Sign city ok Krefeld electric water gas Department. Men shovel coal. E work is repaired. Lever is switched on. Volt meter shows. US soldiers lead spy to the execution site and bind him to stake his blindfold. Man is shot.
(97 m)

Persons in the Film

Eden, Anthony ; Eisenhower, Dwight ; Friedenburg von ; Lord Halifax ; Jodl, Alfred ; Keitel, Wilhelm ; Kinzel ; Lattre de Tassigny ; Molotow, Andrej Wjadscheslaw ; Montgomery, Bernhard ; Morgan, Mary ; Smith, Jill ; Smuths ; Sparks ; Schukow, Grigori ; Stettinius ; Tapper ; Vittinghoff ; Wolf


San Francisco ; Berlin ; Reims ; Flensburg ; Italy


Sachindex Wochenschauen ; News, communications ; Night ; Townscapes: North America ; UN ; war crimes, war crimes ; Crew ; aftermath of war


Newsreel (G)



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