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Ebensee concentration camp (survivors and soldiers); Generals meeting

Film | Accession Number: 1994.119.1 | RG Number: RG-60.0849 | Film ID: 829

(B-1205) Concentration Camp, Ebensee, Austria, May 8, 1945. MCU, body placed in furnace of crematorium. CU, naked corpse (pan of body from feet to head). MSs, CUs, men unloading cart of corpses, carrying bodies into crematorium on stretchers. Mountain range in BG. Two boys in uniforms sleeping on bench with luggage between them. MS, three men unloading bread from truck into building. LS, EXT, storage, former prisoners and Allied guards milling about, guarding door with guns. Priest talking to soldiers. LS, Vista/landscape. MS, CUs, several naked, starved inmates too weak to walk or move being held up by others. MSs 80th Div tanks and 1/4 ton trucks parked on mountain road near Spittal, Austria. Seq: German prisoners with horse-drawn vehicles assembling in open field. MS, CUs, prisoners being searched. VS, smiling prisoners marching along mountain road.

(B-1194) Generals Meeting, Bad Wildungen, Germany, May 11, 1945. SEQ: Victory meeting at 12th Army Group HQ attended by Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower, Gen. Omar N. Bradley, Gen. George S. Patton, Gen. Courtney H. Hodges, Gen. Carl A. Spaatz, Lt. Gen. William H. Simpson, Lt. Gen. Leonard T. Gerow, Lt. Gen. Hoyt S. Vandenberg, Lt. Gen. Walter B. Smith, Maj. Gen. Otto P. Weyland, Brig. Gen. Ralph F. Stearley, and Brig. Gen. Richard E. Nugent. Generals having group picture taken. MSs, some of the generals inspecting horse given to Gen. Bradley by Russian Marshal Konev.

Event:  May 8-11, 1945
Ebensee, Austria
Spittal, Austria
Accessed at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
Record last modified: 2022-07-28 22:02:45
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