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Repatriation of POWS: new arrivals; distribution of clothing; interviews; working; eating; dentist

Film | Accession Number: 2000.620.1 | RG Number: RG-60.3332 | Film ID: 2500

Repatriation of Russian POWs in Bari and Florence, Italy.
Reel 2: Bari: Russian guard, standing at entrance to company street, wearing helmet with USSR emblem, holding rifle, bayonet, and snapping to attention. CU USSR armband. Trucks loaded with Russians pulling into the camp, forming double line. American officer directing men in sign language and in German. POWs receiving blankets and mess kits. Russians marching down company street breaking off in sixes, entering tents. Russians standing in formation, girl in GI clothing, Mongolian removing hat. Six Russians with belongings entering tent. Erecting tents for new arrivals, repairing truck and eating at table. US Army dentist examining them.

Genre
Unedited
Duration
00:08:18
Event Date
April 15 to May 1945
Locale
Bari, Italy
Florence, Italy
Language
Silent
Genre/Form
Unedited.
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
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Record last modified: 2018-08-08 16:29:23
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