After The Berlin Wall: Making Germany’s Armed Forces (Bundeswehr 1991 Documentary)

  • Published on Jan 5, 2018 veröffentlicht
  • It’s more than 27 years since German reunification, when East and West Germany came together again after the fall of the Berlin Wall. This documentary looks at the challenges facing the West German Army as they took over the East German National People’s Army.
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  • Nghĩa Trương
    Nghĩa Trương 3 days ago +1


  • MosoKaiser
    MosoKaiser 5 days ago

    Why on earth is this age-restricted?

  • ThomasG10mtn
    ThomasG10mtn 9 days ago

    *Germany still under foreign occupation.* Merkel is not even German........she is just another enemy.

  • NASA limbu
    NASA limbu 19 days ago

    Adofhitler air bon

  • NASA limbu
    NASA limbu 19 days ago

    Rad braond

  • Congo Bongo
    Congo Bongo 21 day ago

    Everything done since then has been for a political reason, and people have told me that I am delusional if I think that, well the Germans always wanted a European union and they got it with Germany running the show; Hitler would have been proud.

  • Congo Bongo
    Congo Bongo 21 day ago

    18:25 looks like the inside of a prison.

  • Ken Brickley
    Ken Brickley 22 days ago

    Nva uniforms?

  • C Es
    C Es 22 days ago

    @ 0:35. No "eukalyptus bon bon?"

  • OMAR
    OMAR 22 days ago

    The Wehrmacht in making.

  • Cyril Euscobar
    Cyril Euscobar 28 days ago

    I kept rewinding to the beginning to listen to the “Westerwaldlied”Just sounded so good it bore repeating.

    YOGINDRE V PAI Month ago

    Waiting for ww3

  • Field Marshal
    Field Marshal Month ago

    A lot of people here dissing the German army, but forget this is a 1991 documentary, and much has changed since then.

  • fairmount1935
    fairmount1935 Month ago

    According to the censors at Clip-Share, I have to be old enough to watch a video about history. F You Clip-Share!! What makes this different from Nazis?

  • cucubau
    cucubau Month ago

    06:52 - FEGELEIN !

  • Liantuang Hawlhang
    Liantuang Hawlhang Month ago +1

    nah Bundeswehr is pretty soft.

  • AH6man
    AH6man Month ago +2

    Spend a bunch of money to destroy those weapons when they can be sold to friendly nations. Hell it would literally be cheaper to give them away...

    • MosoKaiser
      MosoKaiser 5 days ago

      They did sell stuff abroad. Finland for example bought a whole bunch of ex-NVA vehicles and equipment. T-72s, BTRs, BMPs, 2S1s, several hundred thousand AKs, etc.

  • boutxthatxtime
    boutxthatxtime Month ago +53

    Germany: We recruited 6 new soldiers and bought a helicopter.

    The world: *Sweats nervously*

    • The Red Russian Kinzer
      The Red Russian Kinzer 25 days ago

      @Lucas Wilson )))):

    • Lucas Wilson
      Lucas Wilson 25 days ago +1

      The Red Russian Kinzer nope not gonna happen blame Hitler for that

    • The Red Russian Kinzer
      The Red Russian Kinzer 28 days ago

      @YOGINDRE V PAI bring back prussia

      YOGINDRE V PAI Month ago +1

      *Germans sing national anthem*
      We are reminded of the past , rise of nationalism in Germany could bring back the Nazi era

  • Tonyblack
    Tonyblack Month ago

    NVA have traditional military of Prussia and Weimar Republic, but Bundeswehr don't have it ! And now Bundeswehr are in crisis about service personnel and equipment quality.

  • Worldwar_History_Narrator

    the east german army should have taken over the western army

  • Conal O'Broin
    Conal O'Broin 2 months ago

    Being completely anti communist as I am, I am intrigued by the observation about backless stools at 10:00. I work long hours on a computer screen and always use a backless stool. There is no way I would use a 'comfortable' office chair. Much better for posture & health to sit up straight with your muscles supporting you and your monitor at eye level. Hate communism but capitalist slouching is not for me.

  • TheWolfavanger
    TheWolfavanger 2 months ago

    Hoch interessant das ganze mal aus englischer Sicht zu gucken

    • TheWolfavanger
      TheWolfavanger Month ago

      @Shaddare naja ich komme aus Deutschland. Da gucke ich es für gewöhnlich aus deutscher Sicht 😂

    • Shaddare
      Shaddare Month ago

      Warum ? Was ist dein Sicht ?

  • Nghĩa Trương
    Nghĩa Trương 2 months ago +1

    Living with the enemy, living with the commies!

  • Bogdan Amidzic
    Bogdan Amidzic 3 months ago

    German army was involved in breakup of Yugoslavia. Nazi Croatians got armed by Germany.

    • Bogdan Amidzic
      Bogdan Amidzic 2 months ago

      @Rick 1974 Yes they did. There's plenty of evidence of trucks full of weapons coming from Germany to Croatia. Not to mention arming terrorist Kosovo liberation army. Germany deserves every bit of terrorism for that. These are your dear allies you let in your land!

    • Rick 1974
      Rick 1974 2 months ago

      No they didn't

  • War and Peace
    War and Peace 3 months ago

    This is the most Western propaganda intake I can handle for today.

  • Random Person
    Random Person 3 months ago

    Nuetered Prussian Army

  • Corbin Moore
    Corbin Moore 3 months ago

    Should've atleast kept the old prussian doctrines for how to do training, etc.

    • Lucas Wilson
      Lucas Wilson 25 days ago

      Corbin Moore it’s modern times, trainings are different and Hitler ruin Prussians traditions as well as the German army

  • Axl Young
    Axl Young 3 months ago

    Germany military will never be as great as the 30s and early 40s. Could’ve been one of the greatest ever like the late Roman Empire. But hitler and his idiots screwed it up. He would’ve listened to his Generals some of the greatest of all time. He might’ve won the war.

  • Lucas Nederlandse Patriot

    they're still using the MG42

  • Pandas Panda Pan Das
    Pandas Panda Pan Das 3 months ago

    All that metal
    Just rotting in the open air.
    How much?

  • Id Id
    Id Id 3 months ago

    Zirkusaffen seid ihr.
    Laecherliche Arschloecher.
    Dann noch eure scheiss Windmuetzen dazu.

  • Arg
    Arg 3 months ago

    "Westerwald" Song 0:15 - 0:40 is now forbidden for soldiers

  • The Patriot
    The Patriot 3 months ago

    Prussia is dead & their reign too...prussian made two World war..they were very harmful for Germany

    • Nick Collins
      Nick Collins Month ago

      The Patriot *Nazi *Hitler *NSDAP
      Are you HEARING yourself?!? Either you mean Prussia came back from the dead, NSDAP became Prussia, or your confusing The Weimar Republic with Prussia.

  • The Patriot
    The Patriot 3 months ago

    Without,Western support west Germany couldn't be a power, but east German were mix nation as a result of rape. Still today German can't realize the historical help of West.

  • Sir Alexander XVIII of Carpathia

    Prussia is Prussia, Germany isn't Prussia.

  • Funnyman CLK
    Funnyman CLK 3 months ago


  • Larry Leistikow
    Larry Leistikow 3 months ago

    Long Live Germany.

  • Zbobalad
    Zbobalad 3 months ago

    It would be interesting if someone made a video about how the Soviet Unions weapons arsenal was divided up after it collapsed

  • Daniel Rocha
    Daniel Rocha 4 months ago +1

    When the German national army and the German socialist army joined, they could have been called the German national soci... ohh i realize why they didn’t

  • Joseph Stalin
    Joseph Stalin 4 months ago

    Westerwald?? Lol

  • 대한민국 만세!
    대한민국 만세! 4 months ago +1

    Bundeswehr is a garbage tax robbery playgroup.

  • Jay Ray
    Jay Ray 4 months ago

    what song are they singing at the start?

  • daniel noyes
    daniel noyes 4 months ago

    Ummm the Tanks Shown were Leopard 1 Tanks not Leopard 2

  • Luis Rivera Angeles
    Luis Rivera Angeles 4 months ago +9

    German national army + Germán socialist army = Wehrmacht?
    Ok no XD

  • Ed SR
    Ed SR 4 months ago

    Ahh german boys in uniform! ❤️🏳️‍🌈

  • will86
    will86 4 months ago

    Germany should never have been allowed to reunite.. Never Trust Germans to make sane and intellectual choices. 2015: Wir schaffen das. September 2017 The Islamic State of Merkelstan is a reality. 2019, Shaking it into ruin.
    Like my grandparents said: Never trust Germans with good intentions, those people build Auschwitz.

  • 孫鈺
    孫鈺 4 months ago

    Those converted NVA soldiers look way more combat capable than nowaday Bundeswehr soldiers, judging from the training footage.

  • grandpa grows
    grandpa grows 4 months ago

    Hadn't heard a good German march sense I lived in Stuttgart as a kid for 5 years.

  • Imjusttoo Dissgusted
    Imjusttoo Dissgusted 4 months ago +1

    As I recall they lost one guy in Afghanistan and the whole lot of em up and quit what difference does it make what sort of army Germany has? And I say that as a former German citizen, and having served 20 years in the US Military.

  • Naida dad
    Naida dad 4 months ago

    This video is an extreme contrast to what is happening in South Korean Defence Force... They are systemically being weakned to get ready for the time North Korean People's Army takes over South, under the supervision of current Leftist South Korean goverment...
    A lot of thoughts run at the same time watiching this video....

    • 孫鈺
      孫鈺 4 months ago

      The current SK President acts like a NK infiltrator in my opinion, maybe because of his family orientation?

  • Antonio Bromelini
    Antonio Bromelini 4 months ago

    Sad to think only a few years earlier the East German soldiers were forced to shoot anyone attempting to leave the East. Times change fast!

  • 1gr8 Warrior
    1gr8 Warrior 4 months ago

    For anyone who wants to know the song in the beginning of the video is westerwald (I think)

  • Pablo Garcia
    Pablo Garcia 4 months ago

    If you ever felt useless, think that there were german soldiers in Germany in the 50's and 60's

  • Rolf Mützelburg
    Rolf Mützelburg 4 months ago

    Imperial Germany makes Bolsheviks to destroy Imperial Russia...
    Bolsheviks destroy Imperial Russia...
    America destroys Imperial Germany...
    Nazi Germany tries to Destroy Bolsheviks, Bolsheviks destroy Nazi Germany...
    America makes Germany to destroy Bolsheviks...
    Bolsheviks destroy themselves...

  • loismlsx
    loismlsx 4 months ago +2

    juden work

  • jerome akmadol
    jerome akmadol 4 months ago +1

    So this is the starting point history righttt.

  • Tankdriver67 m
    Tankdriver67 m 4 months ago

    The personel of the East German Armed Forces really git the shaft with reunification.

  • Γρηγορης Τσαγγαλιδης

    The most looser army in human history..

  • 3artholomeux
    3artholomeux 4 months ago +1

    can't listen to this with sound on cus then my family thinks I'm watching SS stuff.

  • dan herrmann
    dan herrmann 4 months ago

    what no leopard wtf best battle tank ever. and now your talking smack about mk 2 are you on drugs