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Orphans of Buchenwald; Ex-Prisoners Coming Home

Film | Accession Number: 1992.254.1 | RG Number: RG-60.0676 | Film ID: 312

(LIB 7016) Orphans of Buchenwald, Buchenwald, Germany, June 19, 1945. LS, large crowd outdoors on hillside at Buchenwald. MS, UNRRA official (woman) handing out papers. Seq: Children who were made orphans by the Germans at Buchenwald concentration camp are divided into small groups by UNRRA personnel. MS, American military truck taking orphans to railroad cars. CUs, climbing off truck with belongings/luggage. US soldiers present. LS, walking towards railroad cars marked "Allied Forces." MS, boys climbing aboard, helping each other. CU, two girls standing inside doorway.

(LIB 7017) Ex-Prisoners Coming Home, Buchenwald, Germany, June 19, 1945. Seq: Jewish orphans of various nationalities enter train which will transport them to Switzerland. MLS, high angle, UNRRA official talking to boys in front of railroad car, one has banner. LS, orphans walking next to railroad tracks with railroad cars, construction material on ground. MCU, children boarding car 1799-M. LS, high angle, large crowd waits at assembly area as people are given their assigned seats by UNRRA officials.

Nonessential segment:
01:50:28 to 01:53:50 (Paris 77) Air View Headquarters and Camp, Rheims and Mailly Subarea Assembly Command, Rheims, France, June 17, 1945. Aerial views, AAC, HQ, Camp Norfolk, Camp Atlanta, Camp New Orleans, Camp Miami, Camp San Antonio and Mailly Subarea HQ. AV, assembly commands. AV, covered tanks, sheds, houses. AV, pitched tents, vehicles, alternating high and low AVs.

Genre
Unedited
Duration
00:04:27
Event Date
1945 June 19
Locale
Buchenwald, Germany
Reims, France
Language
Mute
Genre/Form
Unedited.
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
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Record last modified: 2018-04-26 13:44:22
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