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Corpses at Ohrdruf Concentration Camp; atrocities

Film | Accession Number: 1991.256.1 | RG Number: RG-60.0128 | Film ID: 153

German Atrocities, Ohrdruf, Germany, April 7, 1945. MPs herding civilians of Ohrdruf through shed to view bodies of victims. Germans reluctant to enter shed. Taken to outdoor crematorium. CUs, charred bodies lying in piles in mud. MCUs bodies stacked in shed. Civilians shocked.

4th Division Finds Victims of Atrocity, Ohrdruf, Germany, April 7, 1945. Corpses scattered around camp grounds. MS officer looks into shed and sees piles of dead bodies. Officer speaks to remaining prisoners who hid in woods until Germans left. MS victim of malnutrition.

Genre
Unedited
Duration
00:06:25
Event Date
1945 April 07
Locale
Houstenbeck, Germany
Bad Lippspringe, Germany
Ohrdruf, Germany
Language
Mute
Genre/Form
Unedited.
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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