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Captured German troops and GIs; airfield

Film | RG Number: RG-60.2695 | Film ID: 962
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Stevens standing in front of sign that reads: "Frankenburg." Pan to several hundreds, possibly a thousand, captured Germans. German troops (excellent pan of German soldiers) captured filing into trucks. Pan to remainder of troops. Troops loading onto open trucks. CUs of German soldiers. Stevens, Moffat and others standing with the Germans. American GI climbs on truck with stick, reaching into soldiers with stick. GI sending soldiers up the hill. They run to the truck. German officer in front of truck. Cameraman shooting CU of young German soldier. Sign reads: "Frankenau/Kreis Frankenberg/Reo Bez Kassel." Camouflage trucks containing prisoners pull out. Short shot of roadster convertible. Germans in trucks wave to comrades left behind. LS of red roofed village in BG with truck pulling out, pans across to German encampment. Twin-engine plane taking off from grass field. Same shot, second plane takes off. Cut to panning shot of airfield with numerous planes in distance. Twin-engine plane takes off (appears to be a DC3). Shot of airfield, camouflaged DC3 taxiing past other DC3s.

Genre
Unedited
Duration
00:07:29
Event Date
1945
Locale
Germany
Language
Mute
Genre/Form
Unedited.
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Library of Congress
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