Other title(s):German Help for Finland
Mit dem deutschen Landungskorps nach Helsingfors
Description:1. Intertitle: Our military vehicles and troop transporters on the way to provide assistance in Finland. Image: Leaving the Danzig harbour on 1st April 1918, waving soldiers at the railing. 2. Intertitle: Rough seas. Image: crossing with rough seas; warships escorting, including the warship „Westfalen“; outpost boats with prows cutting through the waves. 3. Intertitle: Ice fields and mine blockades. Image: crossing through an ice field; sheets of ice are broken through (close-up). 4. Intertitle: Welcome in Hanko. Image: in the harbour of Hanko; disembarkation of the troops. 5. Intertitle: Fast march to Helsingfors. Image: marching columns on wintry country roads on the way to Helsingfors (Helsinki); a truck is pulled over a muddy dirt track. 6. Intertitle: German troops and Finnish White Guards advancing on handcars. Image: advance of German railway engineers on handcars and along the railway tracks; infantry attack on the railway embankment. 7. Intertitle: Captured Red Guards. Image: captured Red Guards (in civilian clothing) walk along a rail facility; prisoner column with hands raised (also in civilian clothing) crosses the Helsinki marketplace; 8. Intertitle: The observatory near Helsingfors. Image: infantrymen climb over rocky terrain at the observatory, take position and fire; wounded man is brought back by medical orderlies; storming the observatory. 9. Intertitle: Under the protection of the German flag. Image: hoisting the flag; after the capture, cannon are brought into position. 10. Intertitle: A captured Red Guard munitions train at the Helsingfors railway station. Image: captured munitions train at the Helsingfors railway station; in front of the munitions train lie fallen Red Guards. 11. Intertitle: Street fights in Helsingfors. Image: White Guards in the street fights in Helsingfors, they shoot with rifles from tree cover. 12. Intertitle: A female negotiator for the Red Army is led to headquarters. Image: female negotiator from the Red Army with a white flag in her hand is led to headquarters. 13. Intertitle: The entry of the Germans into Finland's liberated capital. Image: entry of the German troops at Helsingfors on 12th April 1918, waving population at the edge of the street. 14. Intertitle: The ceremonial deployment of the White Guards. Image: deployment of the White Guards (with white bands on their hats and arms). 15. Intertitle: The parade of the German armed forces. Image: troop parade of the Baltic Sea division; the magistrate greets its commander, General Rüdiger Count von der Goltz in the Senate square.
Keywords:EFG1914 / World War I / Ostfront; Eastern front / World War, 1914-1918 -- Finland / World War, 1914-1918 -- Transportation / War casualties / World War, 1914-1918