A Newsreel History of the Third Reich, Vol. 13 (2007)

Genres - History  |   Sub-Genres - Military & War, Politics & Government, World History  |   Run Time - 90 min.  |   Countries - Germany  |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Synopsis by Nathan Southern

In lieu of presenting a factual and unbiased portrait of Nazi Germany during World War II, the series A Newsreel History of the Third Reich actually consists of distorted propaganda footage, shot and edited by the Nazis in such a way that it was intended to give German citizens a more glowing picture of the Reich's progress and development in the Second World War. The footage was collected by the Russians in 1945 and now appears, edited together, in this unique series. Volume 13 covers the events of early 1943, with highlights including the British bombing of Italian convoys off the coast of Tunisia, the bombardment of German defenses at Leningrad, and the 10th anniversary celebration of Hitler's rise to power.

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Nazi, propaganda, Third-Reich