History in Videos: 1940s – Archival Footage

Stock Footage of the 1940s shaped by the war theatres of the Second World War: Video clips of the "Blitz" battles in Poland and France, the Battle of Britain and the German attack on Russia. Russian documentaries about the fight at Moscow, the battle of Stalingrad. Color Footage of the D-Day in the Normandie. The horrible film documents about the Nazi concentration camps. This all ended in a completly destroied Europe which than had to been rebuild.
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Communism / Parade / USSR / 1939 - 1945

City View / Helsinki / Finland / 1948

City View / Helsinki / Finland / 1948

Lisbon / Portugal / 1948

Postwar Period / Munich / Germany / 1947

Ford Plant / Antwerp / Belgium / 1948

Plant / Time Out of Mind / Tree

Bomb Damage / End of War / Berlin / 1945

War Damage / Reichstag / Berlin / 1945

Tacoma Narrows Bridge / Collapsing / USA / 1940

Attack / Pearl Harbor / Hawaii / Dec 7, 1941

Occupation / Second World War / Germany / 1945

Radio Operator / Enigma Machine / Wehrmacht / 1942

German Occupation / Vinnytsia / Ukraine / 1942

Arab-Israeli War / Haifa / Israel / 1948

Labor Day / Moscow / Jun 24, 1945

City View / Stockholm / Sweden / 1948

Ford Plant / Montevideo / Uruguay / 1948

City View / Tishman Building / New York City / USA / 1948

Ford Plant / Port Elizabeth / South Africa / 1948

City View / Moscow / USSR / 1939 - 1945

Ford Plant / Wellington / New Zealand / 1948

City View / Stockholm / Sweden / 1948

Battle of France / Second World War / 1940

Liberation of Paris / Paris / France / 1944

War Damage / End of War / Berlin / 1945

Brandenburg Gate / War Damage / Berlin / 1945

Ford Plant / Australia / 1948

War Damage / Germany / Second World War / 1945

Lodz / 3rd Reich / Poland / 1940

Radio Operator / Enigma Machine / Wehrmacht / 1942

Großer Tiergarten / Postwar Period / Berlin / Germany / 1946

War Damage / Berlin / Germany / 1945

Ford Plant / Sao Paulo / Brazil / 1948

City View / Stalingrad / USSR / Russia / 1942

Parade / Allied Soldier / Berlin / Germany / 1949

Victory Column / End of War / Berlin / 1945

British Military / Brandenburg Gate / Berlin / 1945

Looted Art / Neuschwanstein Castle / Germany / 1945

Bomb Damage / End of War / Berlin / 1945

British Military / Parade / Germany / 1945

Bremen / Germany / 1947

City View / Stalingrad / USSR / Russia / 1942

Olympic Stadium / Nazi Architecture / End of War / 1945

Occupying Power / End of War / Berlin / 1945

Postwar Period / Ruin / Berlin / 1945

Nuremberg Rally Premises / Blasting / Nuremberg / 1945

Ford Plant / Mexico / 1948

Ford Plant / France / 1948

Ford Plant / Copenhagen / Denmark / 1948

Ford Plant / Buenos Aires / Argentina / 1948

Ford Plant / Cologne / Germany / 1948

Ford Plant / Chile / 1948

Ford Plant / Malaysia / Singapore / 1948

Ford Plant / Amsterdam / Netherlands / 1948

Second World War / Siege of Leningrad / USSR / 1941 - 1942

Presidential Elections / USA / 1944

Zoo / Hagenbeck / Hamburg / Germany / 1945

War Economy / Texas / USA / 1944

West Berlin / Reconstruction / 1945 - 1955

Adolf Hitler / Reich Chancellery / Germany / 3rd Reich

Tiergarten / Reconstruction / 1946

War Damage / Berlin / Germany / 1945

Battle of France / German Occupation / Second World War / Paris / 1940

Berlin / East Train Station / 1945 - 1959

Berlin Blockade / Protest / Speech / Germany / Sep 9, 1948

Harry Truman / Berlin / 1945

End of War / Second World War / USA / May 8, 1945

Family / Leisure Time / Upper Bavaria / 1935-1940

Berlin / Refugee / 1945

Pearl Harbor / Hawaii / Dec 7, 1941

Pearl Harbor / Hawaii / Dec 7, 1941

V2 / Rocket Test / Cuxhaven / Germany / 1945

Attack / Pearl Harbor / Hawaii / Dec 7, 1941

Car Industry / Jubilee / 1946

Pearl Harbor / Hawaii / Dec 7, 1941

Traffic Safety / Germany / 1946

Air Attack / Schmallenberg / Germany / 1945

Pacific War / Second World War / Okinawa / 1945

Meeting / US Army / Soviet Military / Germany / 1945

Attack / Pearl Harbor / Hawaii / Dec 7, 1941

Attack / Pearl Harbor / Hawaii / Dec 7, 1941

Attack / Pearl Harbor / Hawaii / Dec 7, 1941

Attack / Pearl Harbor / Hawaii / Dec 7, 1941

Attack / Pearl Harbor / Hawaii / Dec 7, 1941

Battle of France / Second World War / 1940

Pearl Harbor / Hawaii / Dec 7, 1941

Attack / Pearl Harbor / Hawaii / Dec 7, 1941

Battle of France / Second World War / 1940

Battle of France / Second World War / 1940

Pacific War / Second World War / Japan / 1945

Aftermath / Pearl Harbor / Hawaii / Dec 7, 1941

Attack / Pearl Harbor / Hawaii / Dec 7, 1941

Battle of France / Second World War / 1940

Attack / Pearl Harbor / Hawaii / Dec 7, 1941

Attack / Pearl Harbor / Hawaii / Dec 7, 1941

Attack / Pearl Harbor / Hawaii / Dec 7, 1941

Pearl Harbor / Hawaii / Dec 7, 1941

End of War / Second World War / Torgau / Apr 26, 1945

Displaced Person / Germany / 1945 - 1949
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