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Postwar retrospective: Germany, war in Europe

Film | Accession Number: 1988.184.1 | RG Number: RG-60.0033 | Film ID: 5

US propaganda/documentary film about World War II. A post-war U.S. narrative of intentions in Germany.
Berlin's war ruins, rubble, "Unter den Linden" street sign laying on ground. Allied victory celebrations in Paris and London. Lots of waving, happy crowds, parade. Scenes of soldiers marching. Flashbacks to war scenes show Allied planes bombing enemy cities, parachutists, plane crashes, amphibious landings. 04:46:11, cut to Gens. Eisenhower, Bradley, Patton, and others visit a concentration camp and see German atrocities. Former prisoner (survivor) with scarf describes scenes at camp. Liberated concentration camp inmates are loaded aboard Red Cross ambulances. Shows German refugees exiting destroyed building with belongings in crates. 04:47:43, cut to Nazi symbols destroyed in Berlin.

Film Title
Lest We Forget
Duration
00:06:32
Locale
Paris, France
London, England
Berlin, Germany
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: 2018-11-27 10:58:00
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