Exhumation; Inspection of gas chambers; Lt. Hodges
- Event Date
- 1944 September 15
- Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
01:07:44 (B-759) WWII Removal of bodies from graves and placement into caskets. CUs, bodies with hands tied behind backs. Pulling bodies out of graves. Wiping dirt away from bound hands. Foreign (Allied) soldiers and coffins [soft focus]. Prying off gloves from corpse hand with metal implement. Soldiers; graves.
01:09:45 (B-760) WWII INTs of gas chamber used by the Germans in the execution of prisoners. Demonstrating method of securing prisoners in gas chambers. Various CUs, pipes leading into room. Pan, wall surrounding concentration camp. LSs, CUs, Pan, three execution posts. ICU, rosary beads and masks. CUs, Pan, hand prints and scratches dug into cement wall of gas chamber by the victims.
01:14:08 (B-794) Lt. Gen. Courtney Hodges in Belgium, September 15, 1944. VS, ext, Lt. Gen. Hodges in Master Tac HQ area. Hodges conducts Lt. Gen. Miles E. Dempsey, ERC 2nd British Army, through the area. CUS, Gens jeep and sedan. VS, Hodges bids farewell to Archbishop Francis J. Spellman.
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