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Dead and dying at Dachau

Film | Accession Number: 2006.217.1 | RG Number: RG-60.0663 | Film ID: 308

Closeup footage of the dead and dying in Dachau. MS pan of bodies in small room. Some clothed, some not. CU of hand clutching ribbon. Pan back over same bodies. CU of some of dead. MS of room in brick building bodies piled in long narrow space between two concrete partitions. CU of dead mans face, CU of water trough, CU of shoe floating in trough. MCU of bodies in camp uniforms visible through entryway in brick. CU of face of dead man. MS through brick entryway of stack of clothed bodies. MS and CU of dead men on floor. MCU Body of man half covered by blanket lying on straw in barracks room. MCU of clothed man slumped against brick and cinder blocks. MCU of what appears to be medical tools and vials in a mess on table top. MCU man half covered by blanket shaking and shivering on floor or pallet, small frying pan next to him. HAS of man with cap staring at camera, head on pillow, CU of his face, he may be dead. MS of hay strewn room and wooden posts, lots of camera flashes, CU of thick tangle of barbed wire. Flashes continue.

Event:  April-May 1945
Production:  Spring 1945
Dachau, Germany
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, gift of the Family of Anthony S. Brooke
Record last modified: 2021-06-03 12:51:13
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