Repression of Jews, beating, slave labor; Riga synagogue burning
- Event Date
- Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of The National Center for Jewish Film at Brandeis University
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."
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