Liberation of Buchenwald
- Event Date
- 1945 April 25
- Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
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.
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