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Liberation of Auschwitz

Film | RG Number: RG-60.0536 | Film ID: 213

"Filmdokumente" on the German concentration camps, made under Russian auspices with narration in Russian. This film was taken by a Soviet military film crew upon liberating Auschwitz in January 1945. People in camp in winter with snow on the ground. CUs, prisoners behind wire (women and children). LSs, AVs, the camp covered with snow. Map of Auschwitz, plans for the crematorium. INT, old women in rows of bunks. CUs women in the bunks. CUs albums of photographs (showing different nationalities). VS groups behind wires, worn faces, dead in the street, men with blankets over their heads. The evacuation of the camp: prisoners are helped and carried out; crowds march out (many wearing striped uniforms); horses and wagons carry the sick; children are led out by nuns and others, including child survivor Tomy Shacham wearing a uniform with extra-long arms and Eva Mozes Kor and her twin sister Miriam leading the group.

Genre
Documentary
Duration
00:09:01
Event Date
1945 January
Locale
Auschwitz, Poland
Language
Russian
Genre/Form
Documentary.
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, Unknown Film Source
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Record last modified: 2018-04-26 13:41:02
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