Repatriation of POWS: papers; dispensary; marching; trains; roll call; interviews
- Event Date
- April 15 to May 1945
- Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
Repatriation of Russian POWs in Bari and Florence, Italy.
Reel 3: Former POWs receiving pay from American and Russian officers. Russians entering American dispensary and at outdoor amphitheater. Sign reading: "USSR Repatriation Camp, 2616 Repatriation Unit." MLS, guard at camp entrance. Florence: Russians marching to railroad station and down street entering railroad yard and boarding trains. Women leaving trucks. Pan across Russians lined up at encampment in old German clothing. American officers separating officers from enlisted men. CUs, Russian officers and enlisted men. Sign: "Russian Nationals Camp." Russians arriving by truck. Pan across Russians in old German uniforms. US captain addressing Russians with interpreter. Former POWs marching into building for processing.
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