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Americans meet Russians

Film | RG Number: RG-60.2699 | Film ID: 963
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Sign reads: "Nothing in hell can stop the Timber Wolf Division" at Gen. Terry Allen's headquarters at Torgau. He was the leader of the Timber Wolf Division. Shot of troops with American flag and red flag on a jeep and whole series of jeeps driving through town. It is a meeting of Russian and American officers. American two-star General Terry Allen walks up and salutes a Russian officer. They all turn in a three shot and salute a new arrival as the band plays. Sequence of shots of officers listening to band music. American general appears to be pinning a medal on a Russian general. They shake hands, smiling, cut away to Stevens and other members of camera unit including two cameramen (one is Dick Hoar) holding cameras in FG. Everyone is smiling, very happy.

Genre
Unedited
Duration
00:02:02
Event Date
1945
Locale
Torgau, Germany
Language
Silent
Genre/Form
Unedited.
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Library of Congress
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Record last modified: 2018-08-08 16:29:18
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