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: 24 August 1944 to 23 November 1944:
- NEWSREEL 729: Warsaw Uprising Erupts Into Heavy Fighting; Tiger and Panther Tanks on the Eastern Front.
- NEWSREEL 730: Total War Effects on the Population of Germany; German Troops Counterattack in Latvia; Allied Bombers Hit by Flak on Western Front.
- NEWSREEL 731: German Women Working to Aid War Effort; Top Fighter-Pilot Ace Hartmann Decorated by Hitler; Heavy Cannon and Tanks Attack Houses in Warsaw.
- NEWSREEL 732: General Guderian Speaks to Hitler Youth Members; German Combat Teams Retreat to Carpathians; Execution of One-Man-Torpedo Mission.
- NEWSREEL 734: Germans Withdraw From Finland to New Positions; Panzerfaust and Panzerschreck Fight Soviet Tanks.
- NEWSREEL 735: One-Man-Torpedo Demonstrated to Hitler Youth; British Air Landings at Arnhem; Destroyed British and American Transport Gliders.
- NEWSREEL 736: Estonian Civilians Flee Homeland on German Steamers; Ground-Attack Aircraft Destroy Houses in Warsaw.
- NEWSREEL 738: State Ceremony at Rommel’s Funeral; Soviet Breakthrough Combatted in Hungary; Himmler Speaks to Volkssturm Members.
- NEWSREEL 739: Students of Jülich NCO School Take Over Defence of Geilenkirchen; German Naval Guns Assist Land Battles Near Memel; Gruesome Scenes of Soviet Massacre in Nemmersdorf.
- NEWSREEL 741: Hitler’s Putsch of November 1923 is Commemorated in Munich; Swearing-in Ceremonies of Volkssturm Soldiers.
- NEWSREEL 742: General Vlasov Speaks to Eastern Workers; German Troops Quell Uprising in Slovakia; Daily Life at Encircled German Bases on the Atlantic Coast.
- DISK 2: 07 December 1944 to 22 March 1945:
- NEWSREEL 744: Inspection of Grossdeutschland Regiment in Berlin; German Light and Heavy Cruisers in Courland Lagoon; Germans Fight French Units in Vosges Mountains; Defensive Battles in the Balkans.
- NEWSREEL 745: Hungary’s Head of State Szâlasy Visits Hitler; Blown-up Waal River Dams Near Arnhem.
- NEWSREEL 746: Himmler Decorates Waffen-SS Soldiers; Defensive Battles on the Western Front.
- NEWSREEL 747: Hitler Youth Solstice Ceremony; SS General Sepp Dietrich Visits His Troops; Tiger II Tanks With New Turrets; Panorama of Destroyed Sherman Tanks.
- NEWSREEL 748: Torpedo Boats in Action off Courland; German Offensive in the Ardennes;
- NEWSREEL 749: House-to-House Fighting in a Saarland Town; Lift-off and Flight of a V-2 Rocket.
- NEWSREEL 750: Training of the Volkssturm Volunteers; Allied Bombing Effects in Germany; Winter Battles in the Ardennes.
- NEWSREEL 751: Fortifications are Built in Katowice; German Tanks and Infantry in Action at Budapest.
- NEWSREEL 752: Defensive Battles Within Lower Rhine and Meuse; Volkssturm Units Man Barricades in Fortress Breslau; Heavy Battles Rage in East Prussia.
- NEWSREEL 753: Civilian Population Construct Barricades in Berlin; Atrocities of the Soviets Depicted; Goebbels Inspects German Positions in Frankfurt on the Oder.
- NEWSREEL 754: General Vlasov Takes the Command of Russian Volunteers; Lauban and Guben Recaptured by German Troops; Hitler Visits Divisional Command Post on Eastern Front.
- NEWSREEL 755: Last Film of Hitler Decorating Members of the Hitler Youth in the Garden of His Bunker; Streetfighting in Breslau, Stettin, and Königsberg.
A Newsreel History of the Third Reich Series
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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).