US generals; DP camp; Boxcar near Seeshaupt; Prisoners marching
- Event Date
- April 28-May 1, 1945
- Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
01:18:49 (LIB 6194) General Meets General, Delitzsch, Germany, April 28, 1945. SEQ: Maj Gen Terry Allen, CG of the 104th (Timberwolf) Div, meets Russian Maj Gen Sohonov, Division Commander of the 118th Div, 34th Corps, 5th Russian Army. The officers speak to one another through an interpreter.
01:20:00 (LIB 6195) Displaced Persons Camp, Camp Kray, Germany, May 1, 1945. VS, displaced persons unload loaves of bread from truck. The distribution is made by ARBN troops. LS, buildings and grounds of camp. (Campsite is a former German barracks). LS, MSs, CUs, DPs listening to loudspeakers set up on camp grounds. MSs, CUs, US soldier speaks to group of DPs. MS, Brig. Gen. John L. Whitelaw tours camp and speaks to some of the DPs.
01:24:11 (LIB 6200) SPX-27, Ansm, near Seeshaupt, Germany, May 1, 1945. Full screen view, pile of dead, bullet-ridden bodies lying in open boxcar. MSs, dead civilians as seen through open doors of freight cars. MSs, two girls who survived the massacre look at the corpses. One girl begins to cry. CU, sign on railroad platform, "Seeshaupt." CU, several US soldiers of the 36th Div walk along platform past boxcars loaded with dead. CU, dead man lying on station platform.
01:26:23 (LIB 6202) Prisoners March through Munich, Germany, May 1, 1945. SEQ: German prisoners and SS troops are marched through streets on their way to a prison camp. American soldiers guard prisoners who are marching with their hands behind their heads.
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