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Gusen [War Crimes Commission: Mauthausen Concentration Camp]

Film | Accession Number: 1991.256.1 | RG Number: RG-60.0125 | Film ID: 153

"Mauthausen Concentration Camp" [Title incorrectly identifies this camp as Mauthausen. The footage actually shows Gusen concentration camp.] High pan of concentration camp for slave laborers. Pan of buildings. Gallows with 2-3 men standing alongside it, courtyard wall behind. Soldiers provide "tour." American POW talking about experience at Mauthausen [filmed at Mauthausen], "fortunately my turn hadn't come," talks of two American soldiers/officers killed, talks about his uniform. Survivors. Pile of corpses. Inmates help each other through the camp, one washes another at trough. German civilians are forced to remove and bury the dead, supervised by the U.S. Army personnel. Wagonloads of dead. HSs, exhumation of bodies from graves. FSV, bodies (some women) in grotesque positions, with signs of horror on their faces. VCUs corpses. MSs, CUs, MCUs, living skeleton held up by another inmate.

Genre
Documentary
Duration
00:07:52
Event Date
1945
Locale
Gusen, Austria
Language
English
Genre/Form
Documentary.
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
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Record last modified: 2018-04-26 13:44:05
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