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Murdered prisoners buried by German civilians

Film | Accession Number: 1991.256.1 | RG Number: RG-60.0122 | Film ID: 152

(LIB 5907) Murder, Gardelegen, Germany, April 22, 1945. HSs, long line of German civilians carrying grave markers and shovels leave village. CUs dead, skulls, corpses. VS, German civilians burying murdered prisoners who were burned to death. VS, German civilians carrying bodies in cemetery.

(LIB 5908) Mass Murder, Leipzig, Germany, April 20, 1945. HSs, burned building in concentration camp with bodies lying in the wreckage. CUs, 2 survivors. CUs, partially burned bodies entangled in electrified barbed wire fence. Corpses in a shed and burned barracks. MCUs, Russian women, forced laborers, crying near barbed wire fence.


Duration
00:06:29
Date
Event:  April 20-22, 1945
Locale
Gardelegen, Germany
Leipzig, Germany
Language
Silent
Genre/Form
Unedited.
Credit
Accessed at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
 
Record last modified: 2020-09-22 13:10:01
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