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Westerbork Deportation

Film | Accession Number: 1992.246.1 | RG Number: RG-60.0818 | Film ID: 519

Deportations from Westerbork transit camp. People with Star of David on their coats milling at railroad station, with bundles. Barracks can be seen in the background. Well dressed men and women. People getting onto freight cars. Obvious confusion. MS, crowd in front of freight car. Two officers walking by. People wave goodbye from inside of train. Sick woman lying on a wooden cart being wheeled into train station. Guards with dogs. 00:07:38 Sophia de Groot at far left of the door opening on train wagon #9, gesturing to someone on the platform. Boxes filled with food, cigarettes. WS, interior of the car with people sitting on floor. CU, white chalk sign on freight car's door "74 PERS." 00:08:05 Famous footage of Sinti girl Settela Steinbach with head scarf, looking through slightly opened car door. Doors being closed by Jewish policeman and Westerbork camp inmate Hans Margules, more soldiers with dogs. Guards do paper work. Locomotive brought in. Train pulls out (part passenger, part freight cars), officers jump on train. People's faces and hands can be seen through small freight car windows. Long shots of train traveling.

Film Title
Westerbork-film
Genre
Unedited
Duration
00:04:42
Event Date
1944 May 19
Locale
Westerbork, Netherlands
Language
Mute
Genre/Form
Unedited.
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Rijks Filmarchief
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