Nazi atrocities; Nuremberg Trial proceedings
Reel 6: 1933 boycott of Jewish shops in Berlin, storefronts defaced, chanting crowd and SA men (scenes may be longer than usual with an additional chant). Nazi speaking. "Jude" painted on window. 05:48:03 Goering reading document to crowd, Nazi elite in FG (speech translated to English). 05:48:25 Round-ups, confusion, women and men pushed through Nazi crowd. Soft focus amateur footage of Lvov attack on Jews: nude women driven past, old man lying on ground, more naked women, hands up, terrified, women clutch own necks, women dragged by hair on ground. 05:48:51 Courtroom scene, prosecution at stand re: secret Stroop report about the Warsaw ghetto. Ghetto beatings, pushing men, harassment. Buildings bombed, burning, representing Warsaw ghetto. Chaos in streets. Man being pulled out of sewer. Tanks in streets, chaos. SS men beating man on street, Riga, Latvia: man dragged over cobblestones. 05:50:05 Courtroom scene, re: Final Solution. Hoess's testimony, Hoess on stand. Survivors exiting Auschwitz during liberation [footage portrayed as selection and line to gas chamber]. Children show tattoos. Prisoner uniforms hanging, gas chambers/showers/disinfection. Naked survivors (men) sitting inside chamber [portrayed as pre-gas chamber, pretending to die as mysterious hand allows "gas" into the chamber]. Piles of corpses. CUs, loot in storage, personal effects, gold removed from victims' teeth. Corpses from Bergen Belsen carried from truckbed to grave, dumped into pit, prepared for mass burial at liberation. 05:52:40 Courtroom scenes: prosecution rests and defense begins. Piles of documents. MSs, German lawyers preparing defense. Testimonies and questioning of Streicher, Kaltenbrunner, Rosenberg, Raeder, and Keitel. Various shots of courtroom, court reporters, prosecution, judges, prisoners' dock, etc.
- Film Title
Nuremberg: Its Lesson for Today
- Accessed at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
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