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Dimensions:5.25" x 7.5"
Publisher:Pen and Sword Digital
Item No. 5060247621012
Original propaganda material taken from the German Propaganda Kompanien and translated into English for the first time.Approximately 60 minutes of original footage.The German Propaganda Kompanien (PK) captured the events of Hitler’s war on every front. Their footage was used to produce Die Deutsche Wochenschau, a weekly cinema newsreel detailing the events of World War II on land, sea and air.For the first time these unique primary source films have been collated, edited and translated into English in order to produce a complete military history of the Third Reich drawn exclusively from German primary sources. This amazing range of films captures the events of World War II exactly as they were presented to contemporary cinema audiences while the actions on the battlefield were still unfolding.This volume featuring translated Wochenschau newsreels records the titanic Battle of Stalingrad which led to the destruction of the Sixth Army. The heavy losses sustained by the German army make it arguably the turning point of World War II.