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Title:ARRIVAL OF FOUR GERMAN GENERALS BY SEA FOR INTERNMENT [Allocated Title]
Film Number:AYY 460
Other titles:BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: The arrival of German generals at Plymouth and later at an internment camp.
Description: A naval launch with a WRNS crew coming alongside stone steps. Lieutenant-General Graf von Sponeck, wearing a leather greatcoat, leaving the launch and coming up the steps. Another general does the same. The other generals are Major-General Freiherr von Broich, Major-General Freiherr Liebenstein and Major-General Freiherr Schnarrenberger. The three aides-de-camp in attendance are Captain Carius, Lieutenant Hoffman and Lieutenant Bock. The generals saluting and talking to Colonel Richardson. The generals getting into cars. The cars driving away. The car arriving at the internment camp at dusk. General von Sponeck saluting the camp commandant, Major Grondona, and entering the door with Colonel Richardson. The coach arriving at the internment camp. The three Major-Generals leaving the coach and walking to Major Grondona. General von Sponeck leaving the car. General von Sponeck with Major Grondona and Colonel Richardson. The other generals leaving the coach. The other generals with Major Grondona and Colonel Richardson.
Production Details: War Office Film Unit (Production company)
Bryan (Sergeant) (Production individual)
Lang (Lieutenant) (Production individual)
Personalities, Units and Organisations: Sponeck, Karl Anton Theodor von (person)
Broich, Friedrich von (person)
Liebenstein, Kurt von (person)
Schnarrenberger, Ernst (person)
British Army (regiment/service)
German Army (Third Reich) (regiment/service)
Keywords: Plymouth, Devon, England, UK (geography)
British Army 1939-1945 (theme)