Advanced Search

Learn About The Holocaust

Special Collections

My Saved Research

Login

Register

Help

Skip to main content

German troops leave Belsen

Film | Accession Number: 1991.251.1 | RG Number: RG-60.0052 | Film ID: 8

Group MS of German officers with Colonel. In foreground, frame right, is Lt. Col. Taylor. MS as members of Colonel's staff board lorry - older men, long coats, all lifted up/climbing onto back of truck. Lots of soldiers with machine guns, backpacks as they await transport. Men climb into lorries, watched by British and German officials in foreground. Column marches past, men seem cheerful. MS of one man, a medical orderly, in back of lorry as he flirts with a local girl who has come to see him off. Convoy ready to go. View from truck. CU, soldiers' faces. Women alongside road waving. Officer directs trucks moving through the streets with a few spectators. MLS over heads of men in lorry to women waving as camera vehicle goes past. MS of trucks carrying German troops past by, one towing ammunition trailer.

Genre
Unedited
Duration
00:02:41
Event Date
1945 April 20
Locale
Belsen, Germany
Language
Silent
Genre/Form
Unedited.
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Imperial War Museums
Expand all
 
Record last modified: 2018-08-08 16:28:44
This page: https://collections.ushmm.org/search/catalog/irn1000203