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Belsen liberation, atrocities

Film | Accession Number: 1988.184.1 | RG Number: RG-60.0360 | Film ID: 158
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Bergen-Belsen at liberation. Belsen sign; child survivors behind barbed wire; eating; emaciated survivors. 06:28:25 Woman (Mrs. Rosalie Weisner) kneels to kiss the hand of a British soldier on the day of liberation (April 15, 1945). Corpses; burials at Belsen; British soldiers; mass pits; women screaming at SS soldiers. Laboratory; school children running into SS Panzer training school. Women eating, getting dressed, combing hair. Interviews with survivors. CU of female bodies (very mangled). Bulldozing bodies; blasting with fire.

Genre
Unedited
Duration
00:16:20
Event Date
April - May 1945
Locale
Bergen-Belsen, Germany
Language
English
Genre/Form
Unedited.
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Imperial War Museums
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