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Corpses, survivors at Dachau

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

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    Corpses, survivors at Dachau

    Overview

    Description
    (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.
    Duration
    00:07:54
    Date
    Event:  May 2-6, 1945
    Production:  1945
    Locale
    Dachau, Germany
    Munich, Germany
    Credit
    Accessed at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
    Contributor
    Producer: United States. Army. Signal Corps.
    Camera Operator: McCarthy
    Camera Operator: Henry

    Physical Details

    Language
    Silent
    Genre/Form
    Unedited.
    B&W / Color
    Black & White
    Image Quality
    Good
    Time Code
    02:44:16:00 to 02:52:10:00
    Film Format
    • Master
    • Master 2 Video: One Inch - NTSC
      Master 2 Video: One Inch - NTSC
      Master 2 Video: One Inch - NTSC
      Master 2 Video: One Inch - NTSC
    • Preservation
    • Preservation 2 Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - large
      Preservation 2 Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - large
      Preservation 2 Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - large
      Preservation 2 Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - large

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    You do not require further permission from the Museum to access this archival media.
    Copyright
    Public Domain
    Conditions on Use
    To the best of the Museum's knowledge, this material is in the public domain. You do not require further permission from the Museum to reproduce or use this material.

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    Administrative Notes

    Film Provenance
    The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum purchased this collection from the National Archives and Records Administration in November 1990. The footage was obtained as research for the Museum's Permanent Exhibition.
    Copied From
    35mm MPS; b/w
    Film Source
    United States. National Archives and Records Administration. Motion Picture Reference
    File Number
    Legacy Database File: 57
    Source Archive Number: 111 ADC 4472
    Record last modified:
    2024-02-21 07:47:24
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