GERMAN AMBASSADOR JOACHIM VON RIBBENTROP ARRIVES IN LONDON - 1936 The new German Ambassador Herr Von Ribbentrop arrives at the London Embassy where he politely greets the media. Tropp arrives in London. In August 1936 the Nazi government appointed Ribbentrop Ambassador to Britain with orders to negotiate the Anglo-German alliance. Needless to say Herr Ribbentropp didn't succeed.
MONTAGE - GERMANY PREPARES FOR WAR - 1936 Montage of Germany preparing for the coming war. Two planes fly past Nazi flags fluttering in the breeze, troops march in formation and citizens help fund the war effort by donating personal items of gold, silver and metal to melting pots supervised by SS officers.
ADOLF HITLER OVERSEES THE 1936 SUMMER OLYMPICS IN BERLIN Chilling montage of Adolf Hitler opening the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin just prior to the coming horrors of the Holocaust. Hitler rides in an open limousine down the street lined with Swastika flags and walks on to the grounds of the stadium where a cute little girl gives him a Nazi salute then curtseys. An Olympic runner races up hundreds of steps carrying the burning torch by relay from Olympia, Greece to Berlin. In a scene of bitter irony hundreds of peace doves are released over the stadium.
THE REICHSTAG - BERLIN GERMANY - 1 Especially WS of the historical Reichstag building in Berlin, Germany. The famed burning of the Reichstag in 1933 allowed Hitler to gain greater power and begin the Nazi Party dictatorship.
Date: November 23, 1981 - COLOR Source: Video: 1" Length: 00:00:10:00, No Audio
THE REICHSTAG - BERLIN GERMANY WS of the Reichstag building as four women wearing winter coats walk by. The Reichstag is the seat of the German Parliament and one of Berlin's most historical landmarks. In 1933 someone set fire to the building and Adolf Hitler used the event to turn public opinion against his opponents and enact a decree suspending constitutional protection of personal rights, effectively beginning the Nazi Party dictatorship.
Date: November 23, 1981 - COLOR Source: Video: 1" Length: 00:00:37:00, No Audio
CONTROL COUNCIL BUILDING - BERLIN GERMANY An onlooker in a feathered hat peers through the gate in front of Berlin's Control Council Building. The building was built in the early 1900s in a Neo-baroque style. During World War II the dreaded Nazi People's Court was held there.
Date: November 23, 1981 - COLOR Source: Video: 1" Length: 00:00:12:00, No Audio
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