- Film Title
- Oswiecem [Auschwitz]
- Event Date
- January-February 1945
- Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
Prosecution Exhibit #228-229, The Nazi Concentration Camps, Auschwitz, Poland, 1945. This film was taken by a Soviet military film crew upon liberating Auschwitz in January 1945.
People are shown in camp in winter with snow on the ground. CUs, prisoners behind wire (women and children). LSs, AVs, the camp covered with snow. Map of Auschwitz, plans for the crematorium. INT, old women in rows of bunks. "Arbeit Macht Frei" gate. Barbed wire. INT, gas chamber CUs women in the bunks. CUs albums of photographs (showing different nationalities). VS groups of survivors behind wires, worn faces, dead in the street, men with blankets over their heads. The evacuation of the camp is shown: prisoners are helped and carried out; crowds march out (many wearing striped suits); horses and wagons carry the sick; children are led out by nuns and others, including child survivor Tomy Shacham at 04:10:04 wearing a uniform with extra-long arms and Eva Mozes Kor and her twin sister Miriam leading the group at 04:10:15..
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