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Meeting of Allies; Hanging; Shrunken head

Film | Accession Number: 2001.358.1 | RG Number: RG-60.2797 | Film ID: 2341

03:08:09 (Paris 440) First Meeting of Allied Control Council, Berlin, Germany, December 17, 1945. INT, meeting of the Council in the Allied Council Authority building. Members are seated around a square table. For France: Col. Marcel Rotivel, Col. C. Vialet, Louis Koeltz, Pierre Koenig, Ambassador J. de St- Hardouin, Consul Jean Baudier, Mr. Calvy, and Capt. Henry Joos. For Britain: Lt. Col. Eric Greenwood (Allied Secretary), N S Sir William Strang (Polish Adviser to CPC), Field Marshal Bernard L. Montgomery, Lt. Gen. Sir Brian, Chief of Staff Robertson, Brig. T Neville Crazebrook, and Maj. Ian S O Playfair. For Russia: Maj. A A Kudriavtz, V S Semenov (Polish Advisor), Marshal G K Zhukov, Gen. V D Sokolvsky, and First Secretary S M Kudriavitz. For the US: Col. Paul Birdsall, Brig. Gen. Bryan L. Milburn, Maj. Gen. Oliver P. Echols, Gen. Joseph T. McNarney, Lt. Gen. Lucius B. Clay, Col. A H Gerhardt, and Capt. Bottomsley. CUs, Gen. McNarney and Clay, Marshal Zhukov and V S Semenov, Field Marshal Montgomery and Lt. Brian. Pan of the table where all are seated. MCUs, Semenov, Zhukov, Sokolovsky. HAS of the delegations at the table.

03:13:33 (Paris 447) Hanging, Landsberg, Germany, December 10, 1945. SEQ: Condemned man attended by guards and a priest exits from building, mounts scaffold, and hears charges read to him by an American officer. MS, condemned man being dropped through trap. CU, corpse underneath gallows as men prepare to cut it down. CU, another condemned man hangs from rope. Short scene, doctor begins examination.

03:16:52 (Paris 455) Shrunken Head, Nuremberg, Germany, December 18, 1945. CU, shrunken head from Buchenwald Camp which was introduced as evidence at the war trials. MS, officer holding head.

Event:  December 1945
Landsberg, Germany
Nuremberg, Germany
Berlin, Germany
Accessed at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
Record last modified: 2022-07-28 21:56:28
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