Eisenhower at Ohrdruf; liberated prisoners with radio
- Event Date
- April 10-12, 1945
- Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
04:31:58 (LIB 5416) General Dwight D. Eisenhower Visits Atrocities Concentration Camp at Ohrdruf, Germany, April 12, 1945. MSs, CUs, Eisenhower looks at dead bodies, GIs standing in BG. Former prisoner (survivor) with scarf talking to officers. CUs, dead bodies of prisoners. MSs, Gens Eisenhower, Omar N. Bradley and Lt. Gen. George S. Patton, Jr. leave camp. MSs, CUs, US soldiers look at dead bodies of camp victims.
04:32:37 (LIB 5562) Liberated Yanks, Russians, and British, Duderstadt, Germany, April 10, 1945. CUs small radio built by one of the prisoners. CU, one of the liberated men cooks chickens and rabbits in a pot. Liberated US, Russian and British prisoners at camp. (Most of the prisoners are British.) MSs, CU, liberated men cook over small open stoves. Men using the handmade radio.
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