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Repatriation of POWs: airplane; supplies; camp; classroom; sports; roll call; mess hall

Film | Accession Number: 2000.620.1 | RG Number: RG-60.3331 | Film ID: 2500

Repatriation of Russian POWs in Bari and Florence, Italy.
Reel 1: Airplane at Bari airport, Russians departing, lining up in double columns and marching. Inspecting airplane. Russian POWs boarding truck to repatriation camp, receiving mess kits. Men entering and leaving Russian orderly room. MCU, sign: "Orderly Room" in English and Russian. Russians entering and leaving recreation hall, star over entrance. Men entering and leaving shower room. Men cleaning up yards and sweeping living quarters. Back view of Russians sitting in group, officer delivering latest war news from European map. Men playing volleyball, rushing out of tents with mess kits and marching in formation to food line, washing mess kits and entering mess hall. Men performing KP duties. INT of mess hall. Russians receiving food.

Genre
Unedited
Duration
00:08:31
Event Date
April 15 to May 1945
Locale
Bari, Italy
Florence, Italy
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 13:45:01
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