Hitler Acclaimed in the Saar Region, After Vote to Return to Germany

This British newsreel report shows Hitler in Saarbrücken, the largest city of the Saar region of western Germany.

Large, joyful crowds acclaim the German leader, who salutes the people and columns of marching men. In the aftermath of World War I, the victorious powers separated the region from the rest of the nation, and put it under international League of Nations administration. In a plebiscite on Jan. 13, 1935, Saarlanders voted 91 percent to return to Germany.

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