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JDC aids DPs

Film | RG Number: RG-60.0761 | Film ID: 506
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The clip begins, with a JDC spokesperson speaking at a podium: "...of the 80,000 Jews who have survived in Poland today, at least 70,000 require assistance." Then, voice over narration begins with music in the background and montage of shots described below: "...though the number is tragically small the need is greater than ever, for them JDC alone halts the hand of death..."

DPs eating (including children). Medical exam - children. DPs receive clothing from JDC. Orphans from Buchenwald enroute to Marseilles, France and then on to Palestine: Children board train - US army personnel look on. Branches, banners, home made Jewish flags decorate train, children wave from windows. JDC personnel wash, examine children. Brief: Judah Nadich speaks (General Eisenhower's advisor on Jewish affairs.)

Film Title
Battle For Survival
Genre
Documentary
Duration
00:02:47
Event Date
1945
Locale
Argeles, France
Language
English
Genre/Form
Documentary.
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC)
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