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Matrosen in Berlin
Other title(s):Sailors in Berlin
Description:The 1978 documentary Matrosen in Berlin (Sailors in Berlin) deals with the history of the Volksmarinedivision (People’s Naval Division) in Berlin in the turbulent period right after the end of World War I. This armed formation arose during the 1918 November Revolution and consisted mainly of sailors. After a political turn to the Left and growing conflict with pro-government forces, the Volksmarinedivision was disbanded after street fights in Berlin in March 1919.
Keywords:EFG1914 / World War I / Germany / Patriotism / Nationalism / World War, 1914-1918 / World War, 1914-1918 / Mass media and war / World War, 1914-1918 -- Propaganda / Germany -- History -- Revolution, 1918 / Soviet Union -- History -- Revolution, 1917-1921
Provider:Deutsche Kinemathek - Museum für Film und Fernsehen