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German military hospital; liberated German town

Film | RG Number: RG-60.2694 | Film ID: 962
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Building that is serving as hospital (German military hospital). Patients in yard. German ambulances with Red Cross symbol. German officer in uniform walking down street with white band on left arm. Shot of street, old man, horse drawn cart. Gene Solow (war correspondent) and GIs walking down the street. LS of street with horse drawn cart and civilians pulling wagon. Street sign unreadable indicating direction to neighboring towns. Shot of street and woman and other civilians, giving it the feel of a 'normal' town. Top sign reads: "Arolsan 43 kms" beneath it sign reads: "Ederze 13 kms." Grey building, letters engraved on wall "Gewerdebank." Pan to civilians and children walking in streets as well as older man. Shot of town square, GIs with young German girl looking on. Two German military walk guarded by American soldier. Bill Hamilton smoking pipe on street.

*In handwritten annotations to LoC cataloger's notes the town described above is listed as possibly being Wanzleben, Germany.

Genre
Unedited
Duration
00:03:17
Event Date
1945
Locale
Duben, Germany
Germany
Language
Mute
Genre/Form
Unedited.
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Library of Congress
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