Trained to serve

Germany and United Kingdom, 1948

Film
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One of a series of film designed to show the rest of the world the problems facing the Control Commission of the Western Zone of occupied Germany. This film deals with the forming and running of a new German police force. Against flashes of the past, when the police were a terror to every citizen, the promotion of a new police force under British and American guidance is traced.

Credits

production company

Kosmos Film Produktion

Crown Film Unit

Duration

00:16:08:00

Production places
Germany United Kingdom
Production dates
1948

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

29692

Language

English

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Germany (West)

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → Military occupation

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Germany

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Germany (West) - Politics and government

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Police training

History → Berlin (Germany) - History - Division of East and West

History → Germany - History - 1945-1955

History → History

Places → Germany (West)

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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