Inventory of Alonzo J. Walter Jr. Motion Picture Film, 1938-1943

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Title: Alonzo J. Walter Jr. motion picture film,
Date (inclusive): 1938-1943
Collection Number: 80023
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 19 motion picture film reels (3.8 linear feet)
Abstract: Depicts German military and aerial operations, and German political leaders during World War II.
Creator: Walter, Alonzo J., Jr.

Access

Collection open for research.
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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Alonzo J. Walter Jr. motion picture film, [reel number], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1980.

Accruals

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Subjects and Indexing Terms

Germany.
Moving-pictures.
World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations.
World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns.
World War, 1939-1945--Germany.
World War, 1939-1945.

Reel 1

Degeto Weltspiegel motion picture film: number 14 Der Rheinubergang und die Eroberung der Maginotlinie, silent 35mm film 1940

Conditions Governing Access note

Use copy reference number: 80023_f_0001019

Scope and Contents note

The Crossing of the Rhine River and Conquest of the Maginot Line. Label reads: 1940 (Degeto #14); Rhine and Maginot line (beginning only). 2 copies
Reel 2

Reichsanstalt für Film und Bild in Wissenschaft und Unterricht (RWU) motion picture film: Fallschirmjager, silent 35mm film

Conditions Governing Access note

Use copy reference number: 80023_f_0001035

Scope and Contents note

German paratroopers. Label reads: Paratroop training (Reichsanstalt fur Film und Bild in Wissenschaft und Unterricht [RWU]) [reel 2]
Reel 3

Loss of German territory to France, 800 to 1815, silent 35mm film

Reel 4

Degeto Weltspiegel motion picture film: number 22 Entscheidung auf dem Balkan III. Der Sprung nach Kreta, silent 35mm film 1941

Conditions Governing Access note

Use copy reference number: 80023_f_0000988

Scope and Contents note

German invasion of Crete
Reel 5

Degeto Weltspiegel motion picture film: number 5 Danzig ist weider Deutsche, silent 35mm film

Conditions Governing Access note

Use copy reference number: 80023_f_0001038

Scope and Contents note

Danzig is German again
Reel 6

Number 41 Dieppe 19 August 1942 and number 6 Im fuhrer-hauptquartier, silent 35mm film 1939-1942

Conditions Governing Access note

Use copy reference number: 80023_f_0001037

Scope and Contents note

Number 41: Dieppe 19 August 1942/Number 6: In the Fuhrer's headquarters
Reel 7

Alonzo J. Walter home movie compilation of uncle Daniel, ruins at Dortmund and Degeto Weltspiegel motion picture film: number 50 Heldengedenktag 1943, silent 35mm film 1943

Conditions Governing Access note

Use copy reference number: 80023_f_0001032

Scope and Contents note

Hero commemorative day 1943. Label reads Uncle Daniel; Ruins at Dortmund; Hitler and Goering at "Hero-Remembering Day," Munich, 1943 November [reel 7]
Reel 8

FW-200 attacks on ships in the Atlantic [RWU], silent 35mm film

Reel 9

Reichsanstalt für Film und Bild in Wissenschaft und Unterricht (RWU) motion picture film: Die deutsche Westgrenze I, silent 35mm film 1936

Conditions Governing Access note

Use copy reference number: 80023_f_0001039

Scope and Contents note

The German west boundary I, director Hans Neuberger, Berlin. Label reads German border changes, 800 to 900 [RWU] [reel 9]
Reel 10

Universum Film AG (UFA) motion picture film: Eine Batterie geht in Stellung, silent 35mm film

Conditions Governing Access note

Use copy reference number: 80023_f_0001033

Scope and Contents note

A battery goes into position. Label reads Cavalry and artillery [UFA] [reel 10]
Reel 11

Degeto Weltspiegel motion picture film: number 20 Entscheidung auf dem Balkan I. Vormarsch von allen Seiten, silent 35mm film

Conditions Governing Access note

Use copy reference number: 80023_f_0001040

Scope and Contents note

Decision on the Balkan peninsula I: advance from all sides. Label reads 1941 (Degeto #20821) [reel 11]
Reel 12

Soldiers build an igloo [RWU], silent 35mm film

Reel 13

Degeto Weltspiegel motion picture film compilation: number 18 Die Schlacht um Frankreich; and number 19 Zwei mal Waffenstillstand, silent 35mm film 1940

Conditions Governing Access note

Use copy reference number: 80023_f_0001036

Scope and Contents note

Number 18: The battle for France/Number 19: Two times armistice. Label reads Invasion of France; Hitler accepts French surrender [reel 13]
Reel 14

Reichsanstalt für Film und Bild in Wissenschaft und Unterricht (RWU) motion picture film: Verkehrsflugzeug im Flughafen Berlin, silent 35mm film 1937

Conditions Governing Access note

Use copy reference number: 80023_f_0000987

Scope and Contents note

Aircraft at the Berlin airport. Label: Lufthansa at Berlin
Reel 15

Osterreich kehrt heim 13 Marz 1938 and Fuhrerbesuch in Italien 3-9 Mai 1938, silent 35mm film 1938

Conditions Governing Access note

Use copy reference number: 80023_f_0001016

Scope and Contents note

Austria returns home 13 March 1938/the Fuhrer in Italy 3-9 May 1938
Reel 16

Heimreise: die Europa auf hoher see, silent 35mm film

Conditions Governing Access note

Use copy reference number: 80023_f_0001017

Scope and Contents note

The trip home: the Europa on the high seas. Label reads S.S. Europa at sea (Agfa)
Reel 17

Universum Film AG (UFA) motion picture film: Pioniere schlagen eine brucke, silent 35mm film

Conditions Governing Access note

Use copy reference number: 80023_f_0001041

Scope and Contents note

Soldiers are proposing a bridge. Label reads Soldiers build a pontoon bridge [UFA] [reel 17]
Reel 18

Degeto Weltspiegel motion picture film compilation: number 14 Der Rheinubergang und die Eroberung der Maginotlinie; number 16 Deutsche schiffe kontrollieren die see, silent 35mm film 1940

Conditions Governing Access note

Use copy reference number: 80023_f_0002141

Scope and Contents note

number 14: The crossing of the Rhine River and conquest of the Maginot Line number 16: German ships control the sea. Label reads Breaching the Maginot Line; Advancing in France; at sea; Hitler at memorial in Munich, 1940 November 23
Reel 19

Kaukasusfront: elbrusbesteigung; Fernbomber uber dem atlantischen ozean, silent 35mm film

Conditions Governing Access note

Use copy reference number: 80023_f_0001018

Scope and Contents note

The Caucasus front: Mount Elbrus; Long-range bombers over the Atlantic ocean. Label reads German mountain troops in the Caucasus; FW-200 bombers attack ships in the Atlantic [reel 19][RWU #1436]