March of Time -- outtakes -- Cemetery in Łódź; dead honored
October 18, 1947: Polish authorities at funeral of American soldiers in a Catholic Polish church. Clergy, US military, people on pews in church. 03:01:17 Coffin with American flag over it. Religious ceremony, including American Ambassador Stanton Griffis, Mr. and Mrs. Crocker, and Edward Raymond, Agricultural Attache at the Embassy. 03:02:14 American soldiers salute. Polish soldiers and Polish flag. Wreaths carried out. Clergy leave. 03:03:19 Putting wreaths in hearse. Polish officers shaking hands with American officers. 03:04:16 Military procession, coffin on road in Warsaw. 03:05:15 November 1, 1947. People buying flowers at entrance of main military cemetery in Warsaw. 03:05:55 Sign with Polish eagle and "Cmentarz Wojskowy" on pillar of main gate. People taking flowers into graveyard, planting flowers. Old woman reading Bible in front of her son's tomb. Armed guards and girls around symbolic tomb erected in the main alley of the cemetery. 03:07:08 Russian military cemetery near Łódź, horse and cart pass monument with hammer and sickle and red star. 03:07:43 Man weeding around tombs.
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October 18-November 1, 1947
Łódź [Litzmannstadt], Poland
- Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
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