01 London - historic station again on horse guards riding out of the gate by Whitehall. Large crowd behind a grille. An officer rides past on the front. The officer alone, big in the picture.
(42 m) 02. Far East - the liberation of Korea's aerial view of Korea. American troops marched into the capital of Kyongsong. Slapping people. In front of a House a transparent Korea welcomes allied forces and posters on walls of houses. Japanese flag on government buildings. In the Government building, the signing of the surrender document is Instead of. The Japanese flag down to the mast. Waving American flag on the mast.
(32 m) 03 Munich - Exchange Centre for all and all plate exchange Central Office. People jostle in the entrance. Shoes, a violin and radio are secreted. Radios and accordions are available on a table. Crowds in the area. An older woman with a headscarf, large. A Board with many shoes. A man checks shoe. A man brings a suit of clothes hook. A child looks over the table. Lachendes two dolls, big girl. In the picture: satchels, baby car, clock, musical instruments, baby strollers, bicycles.
(42 m) 04 sports from 3 countries England: football England Wales. Shooting club of Wales. Crowd. The goalkeeper stops. The goalie jumps at the feet of a player and catches the ball. Delivery of the goalkeeper. Game scenes, far. Result 1:0 for Wales. Vienna: motorcycles from the start. The Starter reduces the starting flag. The riders push the machine and leave. Viewers on the edge of the road and in the trees. A boy in the tree. Motorcyclists in the curve. A driver picks up his bike fallen to again and climb. Audience impressions, some of the occupying soldiers. The winner Rudolf Runtsch receives the wreath. Washington: President Truman arrives surrounded by bodyguards to the baseball fight Washington against St. Louis in his car in the stadium. Truman is waving to the stands. He writes his name on the ball and throws it. Scenes from the game, unclear. Crowded ranks. Truman drinking from a Cup.
(101 m) 5th Paris - Vienna - again Arlberg Expreß a train through the countryside. The platoon commander, on the side. Panoramic view from the driver's cab on the track after driving through a tunnel. The train station Feldkirch. Flag of Switzerland, Austria and France. Paris-Vienna train sign. Occupation soldiers and female military train look out the window. Mountain landscape, the same pair of tracks. Railway station Innsbruck. The chef picks up food. Wheels up, big hit. The chef is in the kitchen. Dining car and waiters and guests at dinner.
(52 m) 06. Pittsburgh - temperament on the ice in an ice Revue dancing girls. A pair of spin. Can-can on the ice.
(29 m) 7 Hamburg - the end of Fink II submarine bunker Finkenwerder. Bomb damage. Sign warning danger to life. Bunker is blown up. English pioneers upload bursting out of vehicles and attach the bomb fuses. A car moves forward and unrolls the ignition cable. General Barker, Commanding General of the 8th Corps, looks through a pair of binoculars. A wristwatch displays 15.30, great. Demolition. Clouds of smoke. The officers take a boat to visit. Ruins of the bunker and flying gulls, far.
(79 m) 08 U.S. airfield in the garden a small plane flies to, begins in a holding device and glides on a rope with reduced speed for landing. The start takes place in the same way.
(21 m) 09 Belsen and Nuremberg defendants from Belsen enter the courtroom. "The beast of Belsen" Josef Kramer, as defendant no. 1, great in the picture. It follows the female supervisor Irma Greese. The defendant side by side in the dock. Body mountains of the concentration camp. Nuremberg. Workers set up negotiating room. The American Federal Judge Robert Jackson comes to visit. The prison in Nuremberg. The cell doors with signs: H. Göring, Joachim von Ribbentrop, Karl Dönitz, Franz von Papen. An American soldier looks through the Sehloch. The food is served in the giant door. Long shot inside the prison corridors with patrolling guards.
Horses for Europe horses in freedom Gallop (77 m) 10 Canada - through the fields. Canadian farmers, Cowboys and Indians in the conversation in a village. You ride, to capture the horses. Horse hunting. The herd swims across a river. She runs into a fence. The Cowboys start the horses with the Lasso. Horse trek. Loaded in wagons, not without difficulties. The train departs.
London: Historical guard again raises the ceremonial raising of London Horseguards in Whitehall had been suspended during the war. Now it is again, as 200 years, one of the daily sights of London. Although the old picturesque parade uniforms were replaced temporarily with their spring decorated Helmets the modern service suit. But the old accuracy of this peaceful military drama is the same... every morning - point 11.
Far East the liberation of Korea Korea was one of the first targets of Japanese expansionism. Since 1910, the natural resources-rich peninsula was under Japanese rule.
Today American troops in the capital of Kyongsong, jubilant welcomed by the population.
In the Government building, General Hadge accepts the surrender of the Japanese.
The Japanese flag is brought down. 23 million Koreans who have never ceased to fight against their oppressors, are free. One of the largest exchange centres of in Germany was opened in Munich Exchange Center - for all and everything in Munich. It is a type of department store, where you can buy a without ration if it brings in the equivalent in goods.
Every item is estimated on the basis of the peace prize. You will receive a receipt in reichsmarks, for which you get the desired goods later.
Sales in clothing is big... the greatest in the shoe Department. In three months the Exchange was brokered here by approximately 80 000 pair of shoes.
Yes, who has a choice... one looks first and foremost on the durability... the question of appearance is another headache.
Some long-held wish comes true here, some urgent need will be satisfied - without overreaching and black market - until one day normal trading and change eliminates again the Exchange Control Panel. Latest from sport was 56,000 spectators the football fight held England - Wales, London,. Sixteen times in a row, England (dark dress) was unbeaten in international competitions. The 17th match made the turn.
Already in the first half, Wales is slightly superior... a good combination and a sharp shot of the Mittelläufers of Wales leads to the only goal of the tournament. Put so strong even as England in the second half, Wales defence prevented the compensation and thus remained Wales deserved winner with a 1-0.
In Vienna, an international motorcycle race Grand Prix of Vienna was held in cooperation with the four occupying powers. American, English, French, Hungary and Austrian riders took part in the race. The audience was equally international. Rudolf Runtsch won the "Grand Prize of Vienna over 50 km". For the first time since the beginning of the war, President Truman attended a baseball game between the teams from Washington and St. Louis.
Here, he writes his name on the ball, which should be a good-luck charm for the Washington team. By first inserting, President Truman opened the game that decides Washington 4-1.
Paris - Vienna: again Arlberg - Express is one of the most famous trains of Europe, the Arlberg Express, back - is one of the most romantic railway lines back in operation.
At the train station in Feldkirch, the flags of the three Nations through whose territory the Arlberg express leaves greet: Austria, Switzerland and France.
The well-known 10 km long Arlberg tunnel... and the past moving panorama of mountains, pastures, lakes.
The boldly curved Trisanna bridge of next to the Tyrol... Innsbruck is achieved with the Nordkette mountain ridge, Essenfassen for the dining car. The chef on wheels provides the traditional service at the passenger again. Three times a week, the Arlberg-Express for Austria the bridge to the world hits now... from Vienna to Paris.
Pittsburg, United States temperament on ice InPittsburg is in favor of the American war invalids ice Revue held, where there were all sorts of frozen news.
Finally: can-can on the black ice - in every sense a peak performance.
Hamburg end Fink II which largest German U-boot-bunker in Hamburg-Finkenwerder, Fink is II, blown up by engineers of the British army of occupation in the air.
The bunker located on the grounds of the German shipyard could absorb ten large or 20 small submarines. Yet II was considered foolproof Fink, beat several direct hits by the 5 m thick concrete ceiling and inflicted severe damage.
The demolition took place on a Sunday after evacuation and shut-off of the whole area.
Dynamite is placed in the bunker. German bombs of all caliber be used as explosives. English pioneers fix the fuses the ignition cable is unrolled.
General Barker, Commanding General of the 8th Corps, and other high officers watch the demolition. She is scheduled for 15: 00 52.
After the tremendous explosion, approaching the officers at the bunker and see the effect of the blast.
This is The end of Fink II. Its construction cost the German people 25 million marks. From the volume of concrete required for the construction of the bunker 8000 settlement houses would have according to calculation of German Architects - build.
United States inventions rush into airfield in the home garden in the field of aviation. A new American device, which should allow the landing in a confined space, is shown here. The machine hangs up just automatically on a hook... and will be slowed down by it rolls to a cable along.
Later you should in this way even in the suitable garden can land. Same device allows also the start.
Belsen and Nuremberg the last process day in Belsen. The 45 defendants are brought to trial.
This is Josef Kramer, the world called the "beast of Belsen".
Irma Greese - blond and neatly - and the cruelest of all.
The verdict may wipe out not the thousands suffering the Schandlagers... but it depends who abasing himself to the executioners and torturers of the Nationalsizialismus.
Meanwhile, the final preparations for the trial against the 23 major war criminals in Nuremberg are hit.
German prisoners of war working at the institution of the boardroom... and the cabin for the newsreel footage.
The American Chief Prosecutor Robert Jackson visited the preparations.
In this Court the accused may move daily for 20 minutes in the open air.
At all other times, they are in their cells under strict surveillance. The city of party days becomes the city of vengeance.
Horses for Europe over 200 000 wild horses rave about Canada freely and boldly on the vast prairies of Alberta in Canada. The wild foaming freedom to end going for thousands. Canada promised the delivery of large herds of Europe - notably Belgium and France -... for the agriculture, for reconstruction and for the feeding of the hungry population.
Chief Buffalo Horn and other inhabitants of the Peigan Indian reservation participate in detecting and encirclement of horses for Europe.
Cowboys ride, to ride the animals for shipment.
The elbow River is the collection point. For six days the big buzz lasts.
It goes into the wagons of the freight wagons on the ship... and continue to the tattered by the single bridle, broke the hallways of the old world... to their recovery the Prairie sends their most valuable asset.
Horse Guards Again
The ceremonial of Mounting the guard at the Horse Guards at Whitehall, London, suspended during the war, now returns and is one of the sights of London. The ancient colourful uniforms and plumed helms have been replaced for the time being by forage cap and service dress. But the old parade ground precision is still the same ... every morning ... punctually at 11 o'clock.
02. Liberation of Korea
Korea was one of the first aims of Japanese policy of expansion. Since 1910 this rich peninsula was an unwilling vassal of the Japanese Empire.
Now, American troops enter the city of Kyongsong, cheered by the happy population.
In the capitol building, General Hodge receives the Japs formal surrender.
The Japanese flag comes down. 23 million Koreans achieve the freedom from Japanese oppression against which they never had ceased to fight.
03. Munich Barter Centre
In Munich one of the largest barter-centres of Germany is opened. It is a kind of a store in which you can buy nearly everything if you turn in goods of equal exchange value.
Every object is assessed at prewar price. You get a receipt in Reichsmark for which you will later get the goods you want.
Business in the clothing department is very brisk ... particularly in the shoe department. In three months 80.000 pairs of boots were bartered.
Often the choice is difficult ... some are most concerned with the quality, others are more interested in smart appearance.
Many a wish is granted here, many a need met ruling out frand and Black Market - until one day normal trade will again supplant the barter-centre.
04. Sport in Three Countries
56.000 people watch the big football match between England and Wales in London, West Bromwich. England (in dark dress) with 16 consecutive international victories had had a unique series of successes, but the 17th brought the crisis. Already in the first half Wales gets the upper hand ... a good combination and a sharp shot by the Waleser centre leads to the only goal of the match. In the second half England presses hard, but cannot get round the staunch Wales defense. Wales wins 1 : 0.
With cooperation of the four Allied Occupation Forces in International Motorcycle Race for the Great Prize of Vienna takes place. American, English, French, Hungarian and Austrian drivers participate in this big race at Vienna Prater. The inlocking crowd is equally international. Rudolf Runtsch carries off the Great Prize of Vienna.
For the first time since the beginning of the war, President Truman attends a baseball-game between Washington and St. Louis. Here President Truman autographs the ball which is to become a Washington mascot. The he tosses out to start the game, which ended for the Washington team with a four-to-one victory.
"Arlberg-Express" Runs Again
One of Europe's most famous trains once again wends its way through one of the most romantic landscapes of Europe. At the station of Feldkirch the flags of the three nations through whose territory the Express passes: Switzerland, Austria and France.
The famous Arlberg Tunnel, 8 miles long ... the gliding panorama of mountains, valleys, lakes.
On to the Tirol ... and to Innsbruck with its ridge of the North Chain Mountains.
Provisions for the dining-car. The cook on rails again attends to the needs of his customers.
Twice weekly the "Arlberg Express" opens the gate of Austria to the world - from Vienna to Paris.
06. Revue On Ice
In Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, an ice revue is held for the benefit of disabled American ex-Servicemen. Here are some of the ice-cooled novelties on parade.
07. The End Of Finkenwärder U-Boat Pen
British engineers blow up Fink II the largest German U-Boat pen in Hamburg-Finkenwärder. This demolition was carried out on a Sunday after the area had been evacuated and roped off. This pen, situated in the grounds of the "Deutsche Werft", accomodated 10 large or 20 small U-boats. Although "Fink II" was reputed to be air-raid safe, a number of direct hits had penetrated the 5 meter thick causing terrific destruction inside.
The demolition Charge, consisting of German airail bombs and dynamit, are placed in position. British sappers fasten the detonating fuse ...
The cable are unrolled.
General Barker, Commanding General of the 8th Corps, and a number of other high-ranking officers watch the blasting. The time is fixed for 3.32 p.m.
[...] the immense detonation, the officers approach the pen by boat and inspect the ruins.
That was the end of "Fink II". It has cost the German people 25 millions of marks. 8000 houses could have been built with this concrete which now lies shattered.
08. Back Garden-Aerodrome
Here is another contribution to Civil Aviation - this makes possible landing and take-off in restricted places.
A 'sky-hook' catches the plane in flight ... stopping it as it rolls down the cable ... and, they say, later on this light plane can be landed in one's own back garden.
09. Belsen And Nuremberg
The last days of the Belsen-Process. The 45 accused are brought to the trial.
This is Josef Kramer, known, to the world as "the beast of Belsen". Irma Greese, blond and neat ... and the most cruel of them all.
The judgement cannot delete the endless suffering of the victims of the infamous camp ... but it punishes those who lowered themselves to be the tortures and hangman of Nazism.
Meanwhile, in Nuremberg, the last preparations for the trial of the 23 Major War Criminals go ahead.
[...] P W's work at enlarging and rebuilding the courtroom ... and install the newsreel booth.
Robert Jackson, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, inspects the preliminary arrangements.
Twenty minutes daily, the prisoners may walk out of doors in the courtyard.
At all other times they are kept in their cells under heavy guard. Thus the town of the party rallies becomes the town of justice.
10. Horses For Europe
More than 200 000 wild horses roam over the prairies of Alberta, Canada. But for thousand of these Indian ponies and mustangs the life of unbroken freedom now comes to an end. Canada promised Europa - particularly Belgium and France - the supply of many herds, where they will be used to rebuild a ravaged country, help farming or become horsemeat for the hungry population.
Cowboys set out to roundup the horses picked for the shipping. The Elbow River is the rallging point. The great round-up lasts six days.
Chief Yellowhorn and other Indians of the Peigan vation participate in tracking down the horses for Europe. From the corral to the freight car, from there to the ships ... and thence on them to the ravaged fields of the Old World for whose reconstruction the prairie new sends her most precious possessions.
Persons in the Film
Barker, David ; Greese, Irma ; Jackson, Robert ; Kramer, Josef ; Truman, Harry ; Runtsch, Rudolf
Vienna ; London ; Washington ; Pittsburgh ; Hamburg ; Paris ; Korea ; United States ; Munich ; Canada ; Belsen ; Nuremberg
Sachindex Wochenschauen ; Baseball ; Dismantling ; Railways ; Ice skating ; close-ups, detail ; Trade, finance ; Hunting, Hunter ; Justice ; Children ; photojournalist ; Flags ; Women, mothers ; Football ; motor sports ; Posters, fonts, banners ; exchange market ; Toys, toys ; Spoprt-Ehrungen ; sports audience, sports spectator ; Blasting ; Black market ; Animals (except dogs) ; Watches ; concentration camp ; War, prisoners of war ; Electronics ; war crimes, war crimes ; Curfew ; People ; Military ; Military events ; Revues ; Flugzeugwesen, Flugwesen ; aerial photographs ; Gastronomy ; Military ; Sports honors ; aftermath of war
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