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Burning farms; POWs; town on fire

Film | Digitized | Accession Number: 1991.260.1 | RG Number: RG-60.0268 | Film ID: 201

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    Burning farms; POWs; town on fire

    Overview

    Description
    LS views of farm burning in Bialystok; soldiers arrest citizens, check IDs. CU of frightened man. Long view of tanks lining road; soldiers. Pan of many wrecked tanks burning in fields near Minsk, all spewing black smoke. HA pan of Russian POWs sitting on the ground (POW camp?). CU endless line of turbanned Russian POWs, many with Asiatic faces. Distance sign: "Berlin/Breslau/Moskau." MS Kalvaria in flames in the distance. Nazis ride into town. Dead horse on road ("Dunaburg"?); scorched earth. Many views of smoking rubble, total destruction.
    Duration
    00:02:44
    Date
    Event:  1941 July
    Censor:  1941 July 09
    Locale
    Bialystok, Poland
    Minsk, Soviet Union
    Kaunas, Lithuania
    Kalvarija, Lithuania
    Credit
    Accessed at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Bundesarchiv Filmarchiv

    Physical Details

    Language
    German
    Genre/Form
    Newsreels.
    B&W / Color
    Black & White
    Image Quality
    Mixed
    Time Code
    02:45:00:00 to 02:47:44:00
    Film Format
    • Master
    • Master 201 Video: One Inch - NTSC
      Master 201 Video: One Inch - NTSC
      Master 201 Video: One Inch - NTSC
      Master 201 Video: One Inch - NTSC
    • Preservation
    • Preservation 201 Video: Digital Betacam - NTSC - large
      Preservation 201 Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - large
      Preservation 201 Video: Digital Betacam - NTSC - large
      Preservation 201 Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - large
      Preservation 201 Video: Digital Betacam - NTSC - large
      Preservation 201 Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - large
      Preservation 201 Video: Digital Betacam - NTSC - large
      Preservation 201 Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - large

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    You do not require further permission from the Museum to access this archival media.
    Copyright
    Federal Republic of Germany. Bundesarchiv.
    Conditions on Use
    Researchers who wish to use this footage should contact the Bundesarchiv Filmarchiv at filmbenutzung@bundesarchiv.de to sign a release, or submit the online request form at: https://www.bundesarchiv.de/EN/Content/Downloads/request-for-use-av-material.pdf?__blob=publicationFile

    Keywords & Subjects

    Administrative Notes

    Film Provenance
    The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum purchased this from the Bundesarchiv in Berlin, Germany in September 1991. The footage was transferred at Bibo TV in Germany and obtained as research for the Museum's Permanent Exhibition.
    Note
    Contrary to information on Bundesarchiv shot list, this reel does not contain footage of "Jews rounded up, the synagogue, and Jewish ghetto with Jewish types." It has been edited out.

    See also Story 253, Film ID 200 for an early view of wrecked tanks burning in fields.
    Copied From
    35mm; b/w
    Film Source
    Bundesarchiv (Germany). Filmarchiv
    File Number
    Legacy Database File: 845
    Source Archive Number: DW 566/29/41 R1+2
    Record last modified:
    2024-02-21 07:54:33
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