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Dachau aftermath; typhus, burning uniforms; survivors

Film | Accession Number: 1994.119.1 | RG Number: RG-60.0865 | Film ID: 834

(LIB 6573) Atrocities at Dachau, Germany, May 3, 1945. MCUs, US soldier removes German sign over doorway: "Strasse der SS" MSs, statue of Nazi soldier in the camp. MCUs, pan, pile of prison uniforms burning in open field. Sign nearby: "Typhus, Beware." MSs, former inmates push prison clothing in wagon and unload it at dump. MSs, through barbed wire fence, victims of camp lying on litters. CUs, ragged dirty prisoners cooking around small fires. CUs, ragged dirty prisoners picking lice from their bodies and clothing. MSs, German civilians viewing pile of bodies through open doorway. MSs, Maj. Gen. Wilton B. Persons and Congressmen C. Wayland Brooks and John V. Vorys viewing bodies.

Genre
Unedited
Duration
00:05:30
Event Date
1945 May 03
Locale
Dachau, Germany
Language
Mute
Genre/Form
Unedited.
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
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Record last modified: 2018-04-26 13:44:24
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