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Displaced Russians; Released prisoners of war

Film | Accession Number: 1994.119.1 | RG Number: RG-60.2039 | Film ID: 893

(LIB 6780) Displaced Russians, Ohrdruf, Germany, May 22, 1945. MSs, CUs, Russian soldiers, using US 2 1/2 ton trucks, transport Russian DPs from camp. CUs, individuals with bundles board trucks. LS, huge crowd waiting for transportation.

(LIB 6781) Release of Prisoners of War, Plauen, Germany, May 21, 1945. MSs, German prisoners in front of administration building. Seq: Camera follows the complete processing of an individual soldier as he has his papers stamped, undergoes physical examination, receives money allowance and discharge papers. Cut to uniformed soldier meeting his wife and children outside their home. The same man exits from house in civilian clothers and poses with his family for a photographer.

Genre
Unedited
Duration
00:06:16
Event Date
May 21-22, 1945
Locale
Ohrdruf, Germany
Plauen, Germany
Language
Silent
Genre/Form
Unedited.
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
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Record last modified: 2018-08-08 16:29:10
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