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Film Gallery: Siege of Warsaw, Poland 1939

  • Aftermath of German military air raids on Warsaw Aftermath of German military air raids on Warsaw

    Julien Bryan filmed day and night for two weeks in September 1939, documenting Warsaw’s destruction by the Germans: “I was impressed by Warsaw’s will to survive.”

  • Bombed hospital in besieged Warsaw, 1939 Bombed hospital in besieged Warsaw, 1939

    Julien Bryan wrote, “Somehow it seemed brutal to intrude upon the privacy of these terror stricken people, but I did my job. I was making a documentary record of a thing that was really happening.”