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Majdanek liberated

Film | Accession Number: 1988.184.1 | RG Number: RG-60.0028 | Film ID: 5

Prosecution Exhibit #228-229, The Nazi Concentration Camps, Majdanek, Poland, 1944.
Opening credit: "Das Blut der Opfer Schreit zum Himmel!" Pan of survivors behind barbed wire. CUs, survivors and their tattooed numbers. Various shots of the electrically charged barbed wire, ruins, various signs, guard towers, aerial views, etc. Russian soldiers examine camp officials. Men dig up graves for evidence. CU, women weeping as bodies are uncovered. CUs, decomposed bodies and pile of skulls. Officials of the camp are questioned. Gas chambers. CU, can of chemicals used for gas. INTs, camp, disinfection chamber, etc. More officials are interrogated by Russians. Survivors tell their stories with the help of female Russian interpreter.

Film Title
Maidanek [Majdanek]
Duration
00:06:48
Event Date
1944 July
Locale
Majdanek, Poland
Lublin, Poland
Language
German
Genre/Form
Documentary.
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
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Record last modified: 2018-11-27 10:56:40
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