A speech by Hitler is lacking from the nitrate print found in the USA in the 1970s, and it is this incomplete version that is found on the DVD Short Cinema Journal 8: Vision and Synapse's Triumph of the Will DVD. The speech can be found in a version held in Germany. See more »
Come you masters of war, you that build all the guns ...
This is nothing but a prowess of the powerful German army right after the NSDAP seized power. It has quite a misleading title as there is not a image of freedom in sight, maybe that was directed at the Reichsparteitag day? Anyway, you get to see soldiers marching, cannons firing and cavalry galloping through "lakes". All made to look quite menacing and threatening, successfully so. There are machine-gunners who jump off quick driving cars (dont know how much this is sped up..) and setting up their machine guns in no time that was very impressive. Also there is some pictures of Nazi flags and the Führer with his associates, serving to glorify the party. All in all its very impersonal, we see a machinery at the party's disposal, nothing about freedom.
Oh, and those airplanes flying in sun-cross formation was very impressive, real or not.
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