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Burning farms; POWs; town on fire

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

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.

Genre
Newsreel
Duration
00:02:44
Event Date
1941 July
Locale
Bialystok, Poland
Minsk, Soviet Union
Kaunas, Lithuania
Kalvarija, Lithuania
Language
German
Genre/Form
Newsreels.
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Bundesarchiv
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Record last modified: 2018-04-26 13:44:16
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