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Register of the UFA motion picture newsreels
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Description
The UFA Motion Picture Newsreels depict German military operations and conditions in Germany during World War II, mainly during the 1939 to 1942 period.
Background
Universum Film AG (UFA) is a German film production company that was founded in 1917. The UFA motion picture newsreels at the Hoover Institution consist of World War II era newsreels produced by the Third Reich and include the German weekly newsreel, or Die Deutsche Wochenshau (DW), and the foreign weekly newsreel, or Auslandtonwoche (ATW). The bulk of the newsreels in the collection were produced from 1939 to 1942.
Extent
450 motion picture film reels, 3 envelopes (45.0 linear feet)
Restrictions
For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.
Availability
Collection is open for research.