DP children at Christmas party
- Event Date
- Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
American Red Cross Gives Christmas Party in Germany. Man dressed as Santa Claus entering American Red Cross hall, carrying little girl and leading other children, accompanied by US officers and Red Cross workers. Santa and US soldiers feed children. Children getting plates with cookies and ice cream, eating. Soldiers attempting to play with children. US Army band performing for kids. Pan up, Christmas banner with two angels on wall; children and soldiers look down to camera from balcony, singing Christmas carols. Pan up, another Christmas banner above the entrance doorway: "Merry Christmas." Christmas tree in corner. EXT, children getting on trucks, arriving at IX Air Force Service Command Headquarters. Exiting doorway with brown paper bags (presumably Christmas gifts).
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