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Children refugees; Nazi atrocities

Film | Accession Number: 1994.119.1 | RG Number: RG-60.1016 | Film ID: 928

A War Department Film. Army-Navy Screen Magazine, no. 75
Reel 1: Masses of children wandering in war-ravaged cities begging, stealing, and scavenging for food. CUs mental and physically retarded children. Portraits of the "next generation", comparisons to fascist leaders of WWII. Empty fields marking the site of Lidice, Czechoslovakia. Women survivors of the Lidice massacre at gravesite. Nazi footage of Hitler Youth, Hitler, von Rundstedt speech. CUs starving children. Packed courtrooms at Nuremburg, Germany and trials of captured SS men. Hitler speech (narrated in English). Ruins of German cities, destruction. Emphatic narration of "rebirth" shown against images of disease, filth, lice, typhus, hunger, etc. Corpses piled up in concentration camps, cremation.

Film Title
Seeds of Destiny
Duration
00:09:48
Locale
Germany
Lidice, Czechoslovakia
Japan
Nuremberg, Germany
Language
English
Genre/Form
Propaganda.
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
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