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Memorial service at Buchenwald concentration camp; burials at Gardelegen

Film | Accession Number: 1994.119.1 | RG Number: RG-60.0860 | Film ID: 833

(LIB 5903) Concentration Camp, Buchenwald, Germany, April 19, 1945. MS, CU, brass band. MSs, CUs, liberated prisoners in concentration camp marching at memorial ceremony for the 51,000 persons killed in the camp. CUs, liberated prisoners marching and carrying French, Polish and Russian flags. CUs, freed prisoner places wreath at foot of monument dedicated to those who died as victims of Nazi brutality. MS, effigy of Hitler hangs in front of camp building. MLS, speaker on platform at dedication ceremony.

(LIB 5904) Burial at Gardelegen, Germany, April 22, 1945. Seq: Civilians of the town remove burned bodies of victims. The bodies are carried to burial grounds where they are wrapped in shrouds and placed in individual graves.

Unrelated footage from 07:13:23 to 07:17:55 regards (A-282) Baguio Falls, Philippine Islands, April 26, 1945.

Genre
Unedited
Duration
00:06:27
Event Date
April 19-26, 1945
Locale
Gardelegen, Germany
Buchenwald, Germany
Philippines
Language
Mute
Genre/Form
Unedited.
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
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