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Samuel Fuller Collection

Film Collection | Accession Number: 2013.518
Collection Summary
The Film Archive obtained digital copies of Samuel Fuller’s World War II Collection including black and white and color footage shot in spring 1945. The first film documents the Allied liberation of the Falkenau concentration camp in Czechoslovakia and the meticulous preparation of the camp’s corpses for burial. Another reel shows American troops helping a wounded German soldier in the aftermath of a counter-assault. The third film depicts daily life of European towns under American occupation, including recreation and leisure, infrastructure rebuilding, and the role of the Red Cross.
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Property of Chrisam Films and courtesy of the Academy Film Archive
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Dressing and burial of corpses at Falkenau

Film | Accession Number: 2013.518 | RG Number: RG-60.1497 | Film ID: 2999

Event Date
1945 May 09

American troops help a wounded German soldier in the aftermath of a counter-assault

Film | Accession Number: 2013.518 | RG Number: RG-60.1498 | Film ID: 2999

Event Date
May 1945?

American occupation of European towns: daily life; reconstruction; Red Cross

Film | Accession Number: 2013.518 | RG Number: RG-60.1499 | Film ID: 2999

Event Date
May? 1945
 
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