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Liberation: Ludwigslust; US press at Dachau; Buchenwald

Film | Accession Number: 1988.184.1 | RG Number: RG-60.0022 | Film ID: 4

Concentration Camp, Ludgwigslust, Germany, May 5, 1945. LS, concentration camp area. MSs, barracks of camp with bodies of camp victims crowded in open doorway. Screen left-several survivors standing idly about. CU, bodies stacked in doorway of building. CUs, bodies on ground outside of hospital building. MSs, CUs, surviving inmates in courtyard cooking around open fire. Getting water from well. VLSs, camp buildings. VAR shots survivors.

American Newspapermen inspect Concentration Camp, Dachau, Germany, May 7, 1945. CU, US newspapermen and party are sprayed with delousing powder.

(LIB 6349) 11th Panzer Division Surrenders, Neumark, Czechoslovakia, May 4, 1945. EXTs, MSs, MCUs, US 90th Div Brig Gen Herbert Earnest in discussion with German Panzer Commanding Gen Wendt Weitersheim. MSs, CUs, German tanks and vehicles move along road to assembly area. (LIB 6340) CU sign: "Neumark." CU, Brig. Gen's star on jeep bumper.

Valuables from Buchenwald, Weimar, Germany, May 6, 1945. INTs (overexposed), US officers inspect currency, gold coins, jewelry and other items taken from cave at Buchenwald concentration camp.

Genre
Unedited
Duration
00:10:51
Event Date
1945 May 05
Locale
Ludwigslust, Germany
Dachau, Germany
Buchenwald, Germany
Language
Mute
Genre/Form
Unedited.
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
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