UFA-Dabei 631/1968 27.08.1968


Czechoslovakia. The world looks to Prague. Young Czechs with flags on trucks (title background) Munich: people To give signatures as a protest against the Russian invasion in the CSSR.
(8 m)

Bad Godesberg: protest meeting with posters.
(5 m)

London: protest meeting. Banners and posters.
(7 m)

Paris: black armbands at the fence of the Czech Embassy in Paris. Students and workers demonstrate.
(8 m)

The Hague: Dutch are slung posters outside the Soviet Embassy.
(10 m)

Bucharest: Rally of hundreds of thousands. Clapping. Leader Ceausescu speaks original sound to the masses. Crowds of listeners, screen-filling.
(11 m)

Rotterdam: Vacationers from Czechoslovakia and Czech workers in Holland meet and keep track of crisis in the country.
(11 m)

Munich: Czech holiday bus. Czech vacationers before returning home to their country. Two women weeping goodbye. Czechs To give interviews interview: "that something like this can happen in the 20th century, is incredible. For the Russians, I didn't expect that from you. I can nothing stop that we all stick together. This is the only thing you can do and keep quiet. "Would prefer remain here, but I have the children at home."
(15 m)

Prague. Russian tanks occupied Prague. Painted swastikas on the tanks. Young Czechs berate occupying soldiers. Russian soldiers to deal with guns held by road and drive people to the page. Residents are threatening and spitting on tanks.
(35 m)

Willy Brandt speaks on the situation in Czechoslovakia: "For US Germans it is very depressing that even the sons of our people were involved in the Soviet action, i.e., that troops from the other part of Germany on this brutal action against the freedom and the independence aspirations of the Czechoslovak neighbors have to take part."
(12 m)

DEFA: DDR Army: title eyewitness 35. parade of the Eastern army. Training of the soldiers. Tanks in maneuvers. Firing of rockets. Pilot runs to aircraft. Pilot in airplane cockpit. Rotating radar screen. Moving tanks. Tanks drive through water.
(24 m)

Prague II. Russian tanks in the streets of Prague. Boy people infected gasoline canisters on tanks, large. Young people wave flags. Turret swivels, great. People flee. Verwundeter is carried on stretcher. 2 dead below CSSR flag. Driven along bus. Traffic crossing, from above, with roadblocks, street cars and tanks. Errant tank bypasses trees. Burning house. Wounded on a stretcher. Burning truck. Burning tanks. Gunshots, fires. Young girl lay flowers at the Memorial of fallen. Cross and flowers on the road.
(77 m)

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Persons in the Film

Brandt, Willy ; Ceausescu


Munich ; Bad Godesberg ; London ; Paris ; The Hague ; Bucharest ; Belgrade ; Rotterdam ; Prague ; DDR ; East zone ; Bonn


Sachindex Wochenschauen ; DDR ; Demonstrations ; Interviews ; Flags ; Parades ; Radar ; Unrest ; Maneuver ; Military ; Weapons ; Flugzeugwesen, Flugwesen ; Military ; transport


Newsreel (G)


Weekly Newsreel

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UFA-Dabei 631/1968

UFA-Wochenschau (Other title)

Country of Origin:
Federal Republic of Germany

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After Prague, Czechoslovakia the World Rally in Munich looks camera: Rau demonstration in Bad Godesberg camera: Luppa demonstration in London origin: Pathe news demonstration in France origin: Eclair, Pathé journal demonstration in Holland origin: Polygoon demonstration in Bucharest origin: Sahia demonstration in Rotterdam origin: Polygoon CSSR tourists on the border/Rückk.
Camera: Rau Prag I camera: lamina origin: Fox pool, Austria Willy Brandt on the situation typically CSSR camera: Luppa DEFA - GDR Army Museum origin: DEFA Prague II camera: lamina origin: Austria, vis news, Fox pool length

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