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Maj. Sydney L. Burr Collection

Film Collection | Accession Number: 2008.118.1
Collection Summary
Amateur film shot by Jamie Russell’s father, Major Sydney L. Burr, of destroyed German towns after the war, including heavily bomb-damaged Nuremberg and Paris, and of Dachau concentration camp immediately after liberation, including shots of survivors and of victims of the death train.
Credit
US Holocaust Memorial Museum, gift of Jamie B. Russell
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Ruins of Nuremberg; Flag-raising

Film | Accession Number: 2008.118.1 | RG Number: RG-60.4673 | Film ID: 2856

Date
Event:  April-May 1945

Aerial views of postwar Paris

Film | Accession Number: 2008.118.1 | RG Number: RG-60.4674 | Film ID: 2856

Date
Event:  April-May 1945

Postwar destruction in Germany

Film | Accession Number: 2008.118.1 | RG Number: RG-60.4675 | Film ID: 2856

Date
Event:  April-May 1945

Dachau at liberation; death train; SS bodies

Film | Accession Number: 2008.118.1 | RG Number: RG-60.4676 | Film ID: 2856

Date
Event:  early May 1945, maybe May 1
Dachau at liberation; death train; SS bodies

Postwar destruction of German city; US soldiers celebrate

Film | Accession Number: 2008.118.1 | RG Number: RG-60.4677 | Film ID: 2856

Date
Event:  early May 1945, maybe May 1
 
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