Corpses, survivors at Dachau
- Event Date
- May 2-6, 1945
- Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
(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.
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