German civilians view atrocities
- Event Date
- 1945 May 03
- Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
(LIB 6215) German Atrocities, Suttrop, Germany, May 3, 1945. MSs, German men, women, and children walk past exhumed, decomposed bodies of murdered Russians lying in woods. CUs, various types of civilians and their reactions as they view the dead. VS, bodies including a woman with a month-old baby. CUs, several bodies with their skulls crushed. CUs, German civilians remove bodies from common graves and bury them individually. MSs, Russian woman puts flowers in grave. MCUs, 95th Div. chaplain conducts services. MS, sign in Russian at burial site.
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