Liberation: Ludwigslust; US press at Dachau; Buchenwald
- Event Date
- May 4-7, 1945
- Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
04:48:10 Concentration Camp, Ludgwigslust, Germany, May 5, 1945. MSs, CUs, survivors in courtyard cooking around open fire. Getting water from well. LSs, camp buildings. VAR shots of survivors.
04:50:30 (LIB 6324) American Newspapermen Inspect Concentration Camp, Dachau, Germany, May 7, 1945. CU, US newspapermen and party are sprayed with delousing powder. Survivors behind barbed wire in large field. CUs, US press.
04:51:19 (LIB 6339 and 6340) 11th Panzer Division Surrenders, Neumark, Czechoslovakia, May 4, 1945. EXTs, MSs, MCUs, US 90th Div Brig Gen Herbert Earnest in discussion with German Panzer Commanding Gen Wendt Weitersheim. MSs, CUs, German tanks and vehicles move along road to assembly area. 04:54:14 CU sign: "Neumark." CU, Brig. Gen's star on jeep bumper.
04:54:34 (LIB 6341) Valuables from Buchenwald, Weimar, Germany, May 6, 1945. INTs (underexposed), US officers inspect currency, gold coins, jewelry and other items taken from cave at Buchenwald concentration camp.
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