German Troops in action

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Beginning of Battle of Verdun; February 1916.


Opens with a few shots of large gun barrels and explosions. Then much footage of action which is described in detail in the record for ON 435 I (same material earlier on this tape).

Germans in trenches; shooting flame throwers; French & German artillery; German trench bombed as soldiers scramble out; etc. etc. map of area showing the German line in dots. Then the dots move; showing advance. MS interior German headquarters at front: officer wri