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Corpses, survivors at Dachau

Film | Accession Number: 1990.492.1 | RG Number: RG-60.0009 | Film ID: 2

(LIB 6576) Atrocities at Dachau, Germany, May 3, 1945. LSs, CUs, survivors attending services conducted by American Jewish chaplain. Women and men weeping. Flags, chaplain at podium. CUs, corpses. LS, outdoor church services. MSs, survivors, flags. 02:47:43 LS, MSs Men wrapped in blankets, sitting on flatbed, assisted by liberators. Naked corpse lying in stretcher, EXT. Church service, flags. Cut to piles of corpses. Full screen view, starved, mutilated bodies of former camp inmates. Additional scenes, freight cars loaded with dead bodies. 02:50:00 HSs, long line of German prisoners is marched thru streets in Munich (scratched). Dog in snow. MSs, INTs, oven in crematorium containing bones and ashes.

Genre
Unedited
Duration
00:07:54
Event Date
May 2-6, 1945
Locale
Dachau, Germany
Munich, Germany
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 13:44:03
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