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Liberation of Buchenwald

Film | Digitized | Accession Number: 2000.620.1 | RG Number: RG-60.2393 | Film ID: 2264

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    Liberation of Buchenwald

    Overview

    Description
    Liberation of Buchenwald, the Nazi concentration camp in Germany. MCUs, Trucks lined up outside of camp, French prisoners getting out and standing beside trucks, waiting to go home; trucks leaving camp with prisoners waving and signing. HASs prisoners walking around camp and courtyard. MCUs, MSs, pile of corpses, funeral wreaths of pine and ribbon hanging on each side of window. MLS, MS, flags erected by Czechoslovakian prisoners; memorial made by prisoners and erected in memory of the 51,000 dead from the KLB (Konzentrations Lager Buchenwald). MCUs, prisoner behind barbed wire sleeping on ground; cooking, sitting in the sun. CUs, Czechoslovakian orphan boy pumping up bicycle tire; boy with head bandages washing shirt. MLSs, damaged Siemens factory, bombed by the 8th AAF, 24 August 1944; watch tower in camp. MSs, crowds line up at the camp, ex-Nazi soldier with allied Military Government Police armband, directs crowds.
    Duration
    00:06:21
    Date
    Event:  1945 April 25
    Locale
    Buchenwald, Germany
    Credit
    Accessed at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
    Contributor
    Producer: United States. Army Air Forces. Combat Camera Unit, 3rd.

    Physical Details

    Language
    Silent
    Genre/Form
    Unedited.
    B&W / Color
    Black & White
    Image Quality
    Fair
    Time Code
    01:21:54:00 to 01:28:15:00
    Film Format
    • Master
    • Master 2264 Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - large
      Master 2264 Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - large
      Master 2264 Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - large
      Master 2264 Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - large
    • Preservation
    • Preservation 2264 Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - large
      Preservation 2264 Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - large
      Preservation 2264 Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - large
      Preservation 2264 Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - large

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    You do not require further permission from the Museum to access this archival media.
    Copyright
    Public Domain
    Conditions on Use
    To the best of the Museum's knowledge, this material is in the public domain. You do not require further permission from the Museum to reproduce or use this material.

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    Administrative Notes

    Film Provenance
    The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum purchased this from the National Archives and Records Administration in July 2000.
    Note
    AAFCFS caption sheet available at NARA.
    Copied From
    35mm; b/w
    Film Source
    United States. National Archives and Records Administration. Motion Picture Reference
    File Number
    Legacy Database File: 3309
    Source Archive Number: 18 CS 3855
    Record last modified:
    2024-02-21 07:43:45
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