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Buchenwald concentration camp; Hungarian Regt; von Rundstedt; Simpson and Patterson on tour

Film | Digitized | Accession Number: 1994.119.1 | RG Number: RG-60.0863 | Film ID: 834

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    Buchenwald concentration camp; Hungarian Regt; von Rundstedt; Simpson and Patterson on tour

    Overview

    Description
    (LIB 5963) Concentration Camp, Buchenwald, Germany, April 22, 1945. Seq: Members of the House of Representatives visit concentration camp; view piles of bodies; visit crematoria of the camp. Included in the group of visitors: Frances E. Walters, PA; Eugene Worley. TX; Carter Manasco, AL; Albert Rains, AL; Henry W. Jackson, WA; Earl Wilson, IN; Marion Bennet, MO; Gordon Canfield, NJ; Maj. Gen. Vanier of the Canadian Army; Maj Walter Mosmiller of SHAEF in charge of the tour.

    (LIB 5965) Hungarian Regt Surrenders, Near Cham, Germany, April 23, 1945. VS, 102nd Work Hungarian Regt with large number of horse-drawn vehicles, bicycles, and on foot advance on road after surrendering. MSs, CUs, Hungarian soldiers near field kitchen. MSs, CUs, Hungarians and US officers conversing. MSs, CUs, several US soldiers who were held prisoners by the Germans for five months, are met on the road by US soldiers guarding the Hungarian Regt. One of the US soldiers lies on the road, covered by a blanket. CU, US soldier abandoned by Germans suffering from shock and malnutrition. MS, one of the soldiers embraces a US medic and begins to cry. SEQ: Hungarian officer enters HQ of Brig. Gen. William Holbrook and exits with the Gen. Short scene, US soldiers attempt to destroy an archway in the road. VS, several US soldiers who were former prisoners of the Germans are given rations and cigarettes by the passing Americans. One of the soldiers offers the former German guard a cigarette.

    (LIB 6180) Von Rundstedt Captured, Weilheim, Germany, May 2, 1945. INT CUs, Gen Karl von Rundstedt talking with Maj Gen Frank W. Milburn.

    (LIB 6289) Gen Simpson and Under Sec Patterson on Tour, Germany, April 5, 1945. MSs, CUs, Amon Carter, Texas newspaperman, chats with son Lt. Carter, recently liberated from a German prison camp. VS, Lt. Gen. William H. Simpson escorts Under Secretary of War Robert L. Patterson and Carter to the XIX area where they visit Gen. Raymond S. McLain. Short scene, VIPs standing next to a sign, "Truman Bridge leads to Berlin."
    Duration
    00:11:21
    Date
    Event:  April 22 to May 2, 1945
    Locale
    Buchenwald, Germany
    Credit
    Accessed at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
    Contributor
    Producer: United States. Army. Signal Corps.
    Camera Operator: Curry
    Camera Operator: Fox

    Physical Details

    Language
    Silent
    Genre/Form
    Unedited.
    B&W / Color
    Black & White
    Image Quality
    Poor
    Time Code
    08:01:19:00 to 08:12:40:00
    Film Format
    • Master
    • Master 834 Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - small
      Master 834 Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - small
      Master 834 Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - small
      Master 834 Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - small
    • Preservation
    • Preservation 834 Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - small
      Preservation 834 Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - small
      Preservation 834 Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - small
      Preservation 834 Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - small

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    You do not require further permission from the Museum to access this archival media.
    Copyright
    Public Domain
    Conditions on Use
    To the best of the Museum's knowledge, this material is in the public domain. You do not require further permission from the Museum to reproduce or use this material.

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    Administrative Notes

    Film Provenance
    The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum purchased this from the National Archives and Records Administration in September 1994.
    Film Source
    United States. National Archives and Records Administration. Motion Picture Reference
    File Number
    Legacy Database File: 1348
    Source Archive Number: 111 ADC 4283
    Record last modified:
    2024-02-21 07:47:18
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