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French awards; Factories destroyed; Indictment of Dachau perpetrators

Film | Accession Number: 2001.358.1 | RG Number: RG-60.2791 | Film ID: 2340

02:00:41 (Paris 352) French Awards to Three Army Officers, Bad Tolz, Germany, November 13, 1945. SEQ: At the 3rd US Army HQ, a formation composed of French troops of the 27th Div Infantry Alpine and Co "A", 503rd MP Bn, 3rd US Army, are inspected by Gen. Lucian K. Truscott and French Gen. Marie Emile Bethouart. The French general awards the Legion of Honor and Croix-de-Guerre to Brig. Gen. A F Kingman, CG, 79th Inf Div and Maj. Gen. Frank A. Keating, CG, 102nd Airborne Div. The third officer receiving an award is unidentified.

02:02:59 (Paris 353) Destruction of War Factories, Ebenhausen, Germany, November 11-12, 1945. MSs, Gen. Truscott sets off dynamite detonator. LS, MSs, soldiers walk through ruins of German war plant in wooded area which had just been blown up. Telephoto shots, tremendous explosion blowing up the Fabrik Ebenhausen plant. MS, CUs, soldiers walking through debris.

02:07:29 (Paris 337) Indictment of the perpetrators of Dachau war crimes, Dachau concentration camp, Germany, November 2, 1945. LS, small building with sign over entrance: "War Crimes Branch, Judge Advocate Div." Prisoners arriving at courthouse in truck and entering building. Prisoners exit from enclosure in courthouse yard and board truck. MS, CU some of the indicted men.

Event:  November 2-13, 1945
Dachau, Germany
Bad Tolz, Germany
Ebenhausen, Germany
Accessed at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
Record last modified: 2022-07-28 21:56:25
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