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Sen. Wheeler; British/US troops; Rehabilitation

Film | Accession Number: 1994.119.1 | RG Number: RG-60.0980 | Film ID: 916

(LIB 6748) 01:01:21 Senator Burton K. Wheeler, Orly Field, Paris, France, May 19, 1945. Seq: Senators Wheeler, Homer, Capeheart, Ernest MacFarland, Albert Hawles, Major General Frank Stoner and Admiral Joseph R. Redman are greeted at airport by General William S. Rambough and Major General Smith (?). CU, Senator Wheeler and US Ambassador Caffrey speaking.

01:03:34 Bremen Enclave to 29th Infantry Division. Bremerhaven, Germany, May 20, 1945. Seq: Elements of the British 2nd Army, 51st Highland Division, transfer command to the Ninth US Army's 29th Infantry Division. CUs, MSs, Major General Charles H. Gerhardt, 29th Division CG, speaking at ceremony. MLSs, CUS, British flag is lowered and US flag is raised. MS, Lt. General Ryan G. Horrocks (British) speaking. LS, British troops leaving area.

01:06:47 Rehabilitation, Munich, Germany, May 18, 1945. VS, under the supervision of the 120th Engr Battalion, 45th Division, German prisoners and US engineers build double-decker beds for use of Dachau's released prisoners. CUs, prisoners hammering boards into place. CU, sign "CO A Beauty Rests, 2500 Bunks is a lot of Bunks."

Event:  May 18-20, 1945
Dachau, Germany
Paris, France
Accessed at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
Record last modified: 2022-07-28 21:56:22
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