• Short Summary

    Many angles - mostly political - explain sensational debacle of French defences, leading to the utter capitulation.

  • Description

    France: GV Paris Showing Eiffel Tower...IN ROLL 2821

    TV German troops march through street...IN ROLL 9592

    GTV Pan German troops... IN ROLL 9592

    GV French troops... IN ROLL 7658

    GEN. V. French Tanks through Champs Elysees...IN ROLL 7658

    CU French tanks and gun trailer...IN ROLL 8132

    CU Pan motorcyclist meets refugees through burning street...IN ROLL 9634

    LV Bombed houses...IN ROLL 9634

    GV and SV Refugees along road...IN ROLL 9613

    CU Name Maginot and Angle Shot: Defenses...IN ROLL 8082

    Interior shot of soldiers through tunnel...IN ROLL 8082

    SV Soldiers firing form block house...IN ROLL 8082

    GV British fortifications...IN ROLL 9035

    Shot through lookout of pill box...IN ROLL 9327

    GV & CU Soldiers digging trenches...IN ROLL 8948

    TV Soldiers in trenches...IN ROLL 9071

    GV Restaurant...IN ROLL 8667

    SV People arriving in evening clothes...IN ROLL 8667

    GV & SV People eating in restaurant...IN ROLL 8667

    GV People rioting in streets...IN ROLL 2451

    LV Man throwing stones...IN ROLL 2608

    GV & SV Police fighting with crowd...IN ROLL 2608

    GV & SV Chamber Of Deputies...IN ROLL 2451

    SV Leon Blum...IN ROLL 5432

    GV Showing factory workers on strike...IN ROLL 5186

    SV Workers behind locked doors...IN ROLL 5186

    LV & SV Workers on roof give Communist salute...IN ROLL 5186

    GV & CU Bank of France...IN ROLL 6977

    SV Bonnet...IN ROLL 7385

    CU Flandin...IN ROLL 2995

    CU Laval... IN ROLL 838

    SV Laval and party leaving building...IN ROLL 2995

    SV War Posters...IN ROLL 8817

    CU Daladier...IN ROLL 8131

    CU Gamelin...IN ROLL 9447

    CU & SV Renaud out of building...IN ROLL 9453

    LV Renaud o
    CU Weygand...IN ROLL 9333

    SV Pan and CU Petain...IN ROLL 7351

    ENGLAND: The Lesson Of France. Britain Is On Guard. LONDON, ENGLAND GV Houses of Parliament...IN ROLL 8817

    GV Blackshirts marching in uniform...IN ROLL 6501

    SV Peace Pledge March carrying notices "Refuse Conscription," etc.....IN ROLL 8689

    GV Downing Street - cars in street...IN ROLL 9453

    CU Churchill smiling...IN ROLL 9453

    Military - Active; Government and Politics; World War II (Second World War)
    Background: Many angles - mostly political - explain sensational debacle of French defences, leading to the utter capitulation.

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    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
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