A Newsreel History of the Third Reich (1993): Volume 09


A Newsreel History of the Third Reich shows segments from the wartime German weekly newsreels, Die Deutsche Wochenschau, during World War II.

Also known as A Newsreel History of the Third Reich at War and Through Enemy Eyes: A Newsreel History of the Third Reich at War.


  • DISK 1: 29 July 1942 to 07 October 1942:
    • NEWSREEL 621: Fall of Sevastopol; Crossing of the Don; Capture of the Rostov;
    • NEWSREEL 627: Afrika Korps Advance Into Egypt; Battle for Stalingrad; Seizure of Mount Elbrus Weather Station; Atlantic and Channel Coast Defences.
    • NEWSREEL 629: Street Fighting in Stalingrad; Stalingrad in Flames; Failed British Landing Attempt in Tobruk.
    • NEWSREEL 630: Bombing of Alexandria; Stuka Attack of Murmansk Harbour; Battle Action on the Caucasus Front; Japanese Submarines at a German Atlantic Base.
    • NEWSREEL 631: Rommel’s Report to Hitler; Tank and Infantry Battles South of Lake Ladoga; Soldiers’ Lives on the Eastern Front.
  • DISK 2: 14 October 1942 to 02 December 1942:
    • NEWSREEL 632: Battle Action in the Mount Elbrus Area; Soviet Tank Attack in Stalingrad; Waffen-SS Units Fighting in the Lake Ilmen Area.
    • NEWSREEL 633: Street Fighting in Stalingrad; Agricultural Achievements in the Third Reich.
    • NEWSREEL 635: Battle in Stalingrad; SS- Germanic Volunteers Attack on Caucasus Front; Defence of Alamein.
    • NEWSREEL 637: Battle Action in Leningrad; German Units Arrive in Marseilles.
    • NEWSREEL 638: English Torpedo Planes Attack Planes Convoy Headed for Africa.
    • NEWSREEL 639: Axis Buildup in Tunisia; Battles in Leningrad and Upper Don Area.

A Newsreel History of the Third Reich Series

You can find a full index and overview of A Newsreel History of the Third Reich here.

Production & Filming Details

  • Release Date: 1993 (original release, US) and 25 July 2006 (re-release, DVD Premiere, US).
  • Rating: Unknown.
  • Running Time: minutes.
  • Country: Germany.
  • Language: German and English (subtitles).

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