Majdanek at liberation; 1944 War Crimes Trial
- Film Title
- Swastyka I Szubienica [Swastika and Gallows]
- Event Date
- Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Polish Institute and Sikorski Museum
Majdanek camp after liberation, crematoriums. Polish Red Army with prisoners. The 1944 trial of six Nazi war criminals in charge of Majdanek camp outside Lublin. The trial takes place in Lublin. Charges are read in Polish, with views of defendants as they are named. Defendants speak in German (Polish subtitles). Concentration camp inmates (witnesses) sworn in. Man gives testimony, Jewish woman gives testimony. CUs of accused. Lawyer for the prosecution delivers his remarks. Sentencing to death. Public execution (by hanging) of five Nazis. Men swinging from the gallows' ropes, with a crowd of onlookers.
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