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Regensburg; generals meet at the river; liberated Allies

Film | Digitized | Accession Number: 1994.119.1 | RG Number: RG-60.0918 | Film ID: 900

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    Regensburg; generals meet at the river; liberated Allies

    Overview

    Description
    (LIB 6092) City of Regensburg, Germany, April 27, 1945. LS, CUs, infantrymen and trucks of the 65th Infantry Division cross bridge, drive thru streets and outskirts of town. LS, wrecked cars in railroad yard. VS, German civilians clear earthen roadblock under archway, shoveling rocks into carts. CUs, captured German WAC and other prisoners. Seq: Germans, Russians and Poles search through wrecked railroad cars picking out clothing, food and other useful articles. MSs, CUs, German and US officers at surrender proceedings in town square. (NOTE: Surrender was effected between Col Frank Dunkerly of Lawrence, Kansas, and a German major who commanded the city garrison.)

    (LIB 6093) Generals Meet at River, Moosburg, Germany, April 30, 1945. MSs, MCUs, CUs, Maj Gen James A. Van Fleet, III Corps, Third US Army and Maj Gen AC Smith of the 14th Armored Div, VI Corps, Seventh Army, meet on the banks of the Saar River and examine wrecked bridge.

    (LIB 6094) Liberated Allies, Wurzen, Germany, April 24, 1945. MSs, CUs, large groups of freed Allied prisoners including American, British, French Moroccans, Poles, Slavs and Indians. VS, partially destroyed bridge of Wurzen as ex-prisoners scramble over wreckage in attempt to cross the river and reach the US lines. CUs, facial studies of the various prisoners.

    (LIB 6095) Hungarian Women Slave Workers, Wurzen, Germany, April 25, 1945. CU, group of Hungarian-Jewish slave laborers seated on sidewalk eat and rest. MSs, US soldier on horseback escorts column of freed women laborers through streets. CUs, various individuals, many wearing striped prisoner uniforms. MSs, group of women fighting over loaf of bread.
    Duration
    00:10:34
    Date
    Event:  1945 April 27
    Locale
    Regensburg, Germany
    Moosburg, Germany
    Wurzen, Germany
    Credit
    Accessed at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
    Contributor
    Producer: United States. Army. Signal Corps.
    Camera Operator: G.F. Ebers
    Camera Operator: Ambert
    Camera Operator: Wood

    Physical Details

    Language
    Silent
    Genre/Form
    Unedited.
    B&W / Color
    Black & White
    Image Quality
    Good
    Time Code
    03:11:28:00 to 03:22:02:00
    Film Format
    • Master
    • Master 900 Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - small
      Master 900 Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - small
      Master 900 Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - small
      Master 900 Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - small
    • Preservation
    • Preservation 900 Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - small
      Preservation 900 Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - small
      Preservation 900 Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - small
      Preservation 900 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.
    Note
    Duplicate footage on Film ID 840, Story 2016.
    Film Source
    United States. National Archives and Records Administration. Motion Picture Reference
    File Number
    Legacy Database File: 1367
    Source Archive Number: 111 ADC 4121
    Record last modified:
    2022-07-28 21:56:54
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