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Repression of Jews, beating, slave labor; Riga synagogue burning

Film | Accession Number: 2000.621.1 | RG Number: RG-60.2559 | Film ID: 2327
Image

Man beaten, pushed around through crowd. German soldier, man pushed into unidentified building. VS, CUs of men's faces. Brief shot of road sign: "Achtung Baustelle". Men with picks, shovels, clearing area. 04:02:30 Subtitles: "Leniwi zydzii" [Lazy Jews] "zostah natychmiast zabrani do roboty" [have been taken immediately to work]. Men getting off trucks and carrying shovels/tools. German soldiers giving orders. Men taking off shirts, looking at camera, continue digging, picking up large rocks and moving them. 04:03:03 Subtitle translation: "Polish population delivers the Jewish 'agents'." Man hit over head, dragged away. Man dragged across the street, German soldier looking on. 04:03:14 Burning of synagogue in Riga, Latvia. Subtitle translation: "Synagogue in Riga survived, but after the G.P.U."

Duration
00:01:33
Event Date
1941
Locale
Lvov, Poland
Riga, Latvia
Language
German
Genre/Form
Propaganda.
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of The National Center for Jewish Film at Brandeis University
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Record last modified: 2018-11-27 10:55:07
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