01 Minister Hynd in Vienna and Hamburg aircraft cockpit and rotating propeller, great. Minister Hynd, head of the British control Office for Germany and Austria, gets off the plane in Vienna. Lieutenant-General Steele, he is welcomed by the English Commander in Austria. Hynd in addition to Steele, immediately. Leaving the car. Hynd visited Federal Chancellor Figl and Foreign Minister Gruber. You sit around a table, totally. Hynd rises from British military machine. Hynd, great. Hynd's Armytage on Hamburg Airport next to the Commander in the city of Hamburg. Pictures of the port of Hamburg. Bowl drive. Hynd at a harbour cruise.
(35 m) 02 Rüsselsheim: Opel again produced workers of machines for Opel. Workers with car axles, chassis, engine, body of the 1 1/2 tonne truck Opel blitz. Dare in a row. Tyres are used. Director Neumann, trustee of the Opel works, speaks at ceremony of the 1st production manufacturing site. Decorated truck drives off the Assembly line. Van Opel flash drive at a time.
(48 m) 03. Warsaw: KZ - Aufseherinnen delivered from aircraft KZ-Aufseherinnen rise. Swivel KZ KZ-Aufseherinnen and overseer.
(21 m) 04 Churchill visited Metz Churchill with cylinder is standing in an open car, totally. People on the side of the road. Churchill with cylinder beckoning from behind. Churchill shows the V sign. Parade of troops. Churchill, half-close. Churchill speaks at a festive reception in the Town Hall.
(28 m) 5th sports (58 m) a. pit: elimination match for the German Heavyweight Championship Adolf Witt against Kupsch, Heidelberg ring in the Waldbühne in Berlin, total. Shock change of Boxer, total and half total. Soldiers allied to the audience. Clapping spectators, total. Adolf Witt WINS just for points. He stands with arms raised in the ring. Kupsch congratulated in a bathrobe.
(36 m) b. Paris: swim international match France - Belgium swimmer swims. The women's Medley Relay. As 1. beating Josette Dalmas of France wins the 100 m freestyle event. Josette Dalmas on the edge of the swimming pool, half-close. Ladies at the high dive. Man with beard claps, half-close. Diving men. The triple somersault from the springboard.
(22 m) 06. Berlin: returning prisoners of war a train arriving at the Silesian station in Berlin. Prisoners of war in the train and on the running boards. Women waving bouquets. The soldiers get off the train. Hugs and kisses at the reunion. Soldiers go with relatives from the train station.
(31 m) 07. The experiment of bikini - the run - first recording of the explosion the Bikini Atoll, total. The plane Dave. S dream. Aerial view of the target ships. Samples of substances are placed on the ships to the examination of the material. The atomic bomb is driven to the aircraft. The team creates the parachutes. The plane takes off. Ground staff observed the flight. The plane is flying in the clouds. Faces of soldiers on board. Rotating propeller. Rotating radar screens. Sailors on observation ship contact and head onto the arms. Sailors put on dark glasses. Flying aircraft. Open the flap of the bombs. Explosion. Mushroom. Aerial view of the explosion. The mushroom rises. Soldiers observed with telescopes. Fighting boats started system delete the ships. Scientists go aboard. Destroyed German Cruiser Prinz Eugen. The destroyed Japanese battleship Nagato. Sample material is secured in place. Atomic bomb.
01 Minister Hynd in Vienna and Hamburg in Vienna met Prime Minister Hynd, the head of the British control Office for Germany and Austria.
The English Commander in Austria, Lieutenant-General Steele greets him at the airfield. Minister Hynd had basic discussions on the current economic and political situation of in Austria with the tips of the Federal Government, in particular with Federal Chancellor Figl and Foreign Minister Gruber. He also spoke about the broadcasting to the Austrian people.
After a stay in Berlin, where we discussed important issues of management of the British zone, met Minister Hynd in Hamburg. City Commander Armytage to receive had appeared on the airport.
The numerous meetings and visits in Hamburg were decided with a tour through the entire port area.
02. Opel again produced a message that clearly underlines the progress of the stimulus, stimulate the economy: Opel produced again.
Despite all the difficulties of procurement of materials, the standard construction of the 1 1/2 is to in the Rüsselheimer works. 'Opel-Blitz' truck ran.
11-12,000 parts are needed for a car alone.
The procurement was often only with the help of American services.
About 6,000 workers are employed in the production of the Opel "blitz".
On the occasion of the completion of the first new truck, a ceremony was Instead of including also General Keyes, the Commander of the 3rd U.S. Army, attended.
Director Neumann, trustee of the Opel works, speaks.
Then, the first car of Colonel Newman, the head of the military Government of greater Hesse, the Assembly line will be shut.
The clean-up of work badly damaged by air attacks is already 75%.
03. Warsaw: KZ-Aufseherinnen delivered at the Warsaw airport the second transport arrives with former concentration camp officials, delivered at the Polish court.
The defendants of the Warsaw process are for the murder of many thousands of concentration camp inmates and countless other crimes against law and humanity to justice.
Some female camp guards of the notorious Ravensbrück concentration camp belongs to this group.
The indictment accused, to have treated the female prisoners with extreme rudeness and cruelty.
04. Churchill visited Metz in Metz at the invitation of General Girauds Winston Churchill for a short visit arrived. On the ride through the streets he is jubilantly welcomed by the population.
Churchill promised this visit General Giraud in 1943 when they met in North Africa.
Now he redeems his promise. At the official Festival reception at the Town Hall, Churchill thanked the authorities and citizens of Metz in a French held speech.
05 a. sports, boxing, Berlin at the Waldbühne in Berlin met Adolf Witt (dark trousers) and Danyal, Heidelberg, to the elimination match to the German Heavyweight Championship.
In front of 8,000 spectators, Witt turned out to be the stronger, Kupsch as the technically deft Boxer.
Never been the critical rainfall so that the fight over the full 10 rounds went. Witt won the scarce points.
b. swimming, France In the swimming international match France against Belgium, which took place in Paris, the superior skills of the French athletes prevailed in almost all competitions.
Josette Dalmas of France beats the Medley Relay of women - first, who won the 100 m freestyle event.
Also in the jumping competitions, France held the top.
Finally the Crown of spring art: the triple somersault.
06. Berlin: prisoners of war return home German prisoners of war from American, British, Russian and French camps and from Norway these days continuously after Germany come back. In Berlin day and time will be announced in time arrival of transports by radio and press, so that the members can welcome the returnees already on the station.
This transport brings back 700 Berlin in their hometown.
At the Silesian freight yard waiting women, mothers, sisters, brides - a platform of happy people.
07. the experiment of bikini. The execution. First footage of the explosion here is the picture story of the atomic bomb test at Bikini. The camera shows the most interesting phases, during and after the explosion.
On Kwajalein, final preparations for the launch of the aircraft To find Instead of "Dave's dream", that dropping the atomic bomb. the fleet of 73 ships waiting for 400 km. On these panels are samples of fabrics, wooden and metal to the examination of the effects of nuclear power on any type of material.
Minutes prior to departure: the atomic bomb will be brought to the aircraft.
The team is ready to go.
And now: the start. The world's largest scientific experiment has begun.
Listening post on land and sea watch the flight of "Dave's dream". Thousands upon thousands of instruments are set up in anticipation of the decisive moment.
The teams of the observation ships protect your eyes from the bright light of the imminent explosion.
The aircraft is approaching at Bikini Atoll and the target fleet. So, the ejector should be... From a height of 30,000 ft. These are over 10,000 meters. The bomb door opens.
The goalkeeper-throw is made.
A fire blast shrugs up to the sky, accompanied by a massive smoke cloud led all first. Then forms the characteristic mushroom of the atomic explosion and rising, circling and growing, to ever greater heights.
The mound's first observation ships approaching hours later.
The deletes even efficiently begins.
Naval personnel and scientists study the effects of the bomb.
59 by the blast were affected by the 73 target ships.
The former German Cruiser "Prinz Eugen" is severely damaged.
The Japanese warship "Target" sank shortly after this recording.
The bodies of the American vessel "Pensacola" have been ripped to shreds.
Scientific objectives given the execution of the attempt. And Right away, the research, the sighting of the sample material in place and then the large scientific evaluation of the experiment of bikini, begins.
01. Minister Hynd in Vienna and Hamburg
State Minister Hynd, head of the British Control Office for Germany and Austria, arrives in Vienna. The British Supreme Commander for Austria, Lt.Gen. Steele, welcomes him at the aerodrome.
Minister Hynd discusses fundamental issues of Austria's economic and political situation, with the leader of the federal government, in particular with Chancellor Figl and Foreign Minister Gruber. He also addresses the Austrian people by a broadcasted speech.
After a stay in Berlin where important issues of the administration of the British zone were discussed, Minister Hynd arrives in Hamburg. At the Fuhlsbüttel aerodrome he is welcomed by the Town Commandant Armytage.
A drive round the whole harbour area ends the numerous discussions and inspections in Hamburg.
02. Opel has resumed production
A clear indication of the progress of industrial reconstruction: Opel has resumed production. Despite all difficulties in obtaining materials, the production of the ton-and-a-half "Opel-Blitz" truck has been started. Some 11 000 - 12 000 parts are used in the construction of a single car. In many cases the material could be obtained only through the assistance of the American military authorities.
A ceremony on occasion of the start of the first postwar Opel truck has as chief speaker Lt.Gen. Keyes, 3rd Army commander, Director Neumann, custodian of the Opel works, also addresses the gathering. The first truck is driven off the ramp by Col. Newman, Director of Military Government for Creaser Hesse.
More than 6 000 workers are employed in the production of the "Opel-Blitz". Up to now 75% of the heavy air raid damage to the works have been repaired.
Extradition of female concentration camp guards
The second group of one-time concentration camp functionaries arrives at Warsaw aerodrome, to be handed over to the competent Polish Court.
Among them a number of female camp guards of the notorious Ravensbruck camp. They are charged with having treated the female prisoners with utmost cruelty and brutality.
All defendants will be called to account before the Warsaw Court for the murder of many thousands of concentration camp inmates and other crimes against law and humanity.
04. Churchill visits Metz
Winston Churchill arrives at Metz for a short visit following an invitation by Gen. Giraud. Churchill promised this visit to the General on the occasion of their meeting in North Africa in 1943.
Now he fulfils his promise.
Driving through the streets of Metz he is cheered by the enthusiastic population ...
In the course of an official greeting in the town-hall, Churchill expresses his thanks to the authorities and citizens of Metz in a speech held in French.
a. Boxing, Berlin
Adolf Witt (dark shorts), Berlin, and Kupsch, Heidelberg, meet in the Berlin Waldbühne ring for the elimination bout for the middle-weight championship.
Ten hard rounds showed Witt to the 8 000 fans present as the more vigorous, Kupsch as the more skilled fighter.
None succeeded in gaming a K.o.-victory - so that the fight lasted the full ten rounds.
Witt is winner on points by a narrow margin.
b. Swimming, France
In the swimming contest France vs. Belgium in Paris, the superior technique of the French competitors secured the victory in nearly all events.
The women's relay-race - Josette Dalmas, France, arrives first. She also won the 100 m free-style. The spring-board diving, too, is won by France. The grand climax of diving: the triple somersault.
Prisoners of war come back
These days German PWs are returning from American, British, Russian and French camps and from Norway. Date and time of the arrival of the transports are announced by radio and press, so that the relatives may welcome the discharged men at the station.
This transport brings 700 Berliners to their home town.
They come from American, British and French camps. Mothers, wives, sisters, fiancées wait at the "Schlesischer Güterbahnhof" - a platform of happy people.
07. Bikini test:
First photos of the explosion
This is the photo report of the Bikini atomic bomb test. The camera records the most interesting phases before during and after the burst.
At Kwajalein last preparations are made for the start of "Daves Dream", which will drop the atomic bomb.
At a distance of 400 kms the test fleet of 73 ships is waiting.
On these panels are samples of cloths, woods and metals for the test of atomic power effect upon every kind of material.
The last minutes before take-off: The atomic bomb is carried to the plane.
The crew prepares for the start.
And now: - the take off. The greatest scientific test in history begins.
Observers on land and sea follow the flight of "Daves Dream". Thousands of instruments are tuned in ... waiting for the decisive moment.
The crews of the observation ships protect their eyes from the glaring flash of the imminent burst. The plane approaches Bikini-Atoll and the target fleet.
The bomb bay is opened.
A blinding flash shoots upward to the sky, accompanied by an enormous smoke cloud enveloping everything in the first few moments.
Then forms the characteristic mushroom of the atomic explosion and curls upward, growing and swirling, racing skywards.
Hours later the first observation ships approach the target area.
Fire hoses go into action.
Navy personnel and scientists examine the bomb's effects. 59 out of 73 target ships were affected by the burst. The former German battleship "Prinz Eugen" isheavily damaged. The Japanese cruiser "Sakawa" sank shortly after these pictures were taken.
The superstructure of the American "Pensacola" was mangled ...
Scientific aims determined the planning and execution of the test. And immediately the research workers go to work: at first collecting and sorting the test material on the spot, followed by the general intensive scientific exploitation of the experiment of Bikini.
Persons in the Film
Armytage ; Churchill, Winston ; Figl, Leopold ; Gruber ; Hynd ; Neumann, Johann ; Steele ; Dalmas, Josette ; Kupsch ; Witt, Adolf
Berlin ; Paris ; Bikini ; Vienna ; Hamburg ; Rüsselsheim, Germany ; Warsaw ; Colorado ; Metz
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