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Majdanek: objects of former inmates

Film | Accession Number: 1988.184.1 | RG Number: RG-60.0040 | Film ID: 6

Pan, pile of corpses outside gas chamber/crematoria, bones on the ground. CUs, cremation ovens. Family photographs of a victim. More shots of ovens and bones. CUs, women weeping. Pan down, from one woman to a pile of bones. Tall chimney and burial grounds are shown. Bones. A vegetable garden. Men inside barracks. CUs, shoes salvaged by the Nazis. Victims' belongings including: clothing, gloves, toys, eyeglasses, scissors. The Russian commission continues questioning. CUs, passports, indicating prisoners from Poland, Holland, France, and other countries. CUs, survivors. Commission. Prisoners (POWs?) walking inside camp. 00:39:52 Title reading, "Im befreiten Lublin: Trauerfeier fuer die Ermerdeten vom Maidanek" Ceremony for the dead, a woman is shown kneeling, priest officiates, children listen. A monument is dedicated, large crowd stands at attention. Soldiers, huge crowd (rally size), nuns. HAS, crowd.


Film Title
Maidanek [Majdanek]
Duration
00:06:43
Date
Event:  1944 July
Production:  1944
Locale
Majdanek, Poland
Lublin, Poland
Language
German
Genre/Form
Documentary.
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
 
Record last modified: 2020-02-04 10:38:47
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