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Poverty in Smolensk

Film | Accession Number: 1991.260.1 | RG Number: RG-60.0287 | Film ID: 202A

VAR extreme poverty in Smolensk, USSR. Sick young children and babies lying in poorly-lit, grim room. Flies crawl on them. They are tended by two kerchiefed women. EXT pans of more young children, naked, on cloths on the ground. They are emaciated, crying or sleeping, crawling with flies. Ragged children, women, and men (probably refugees), walk along a dirt road in rural town, carrying bundles, some leading dray horses, cows. (Some children smile, they are walking toward camera.)

Genre
Newsreel
Duration
00:01:49
Event Date
Summer 1941
Locale
Smolensk, Soviet Union
Language
German
Genre/Form
Newsreels.
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Bundesarchiv
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