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GIs; battered corpses; Dachau camp victims

Film | RG Number: RG-60.2700 | Film ID: 963
Image

Campfire burning. Hamilton, Stevens and others on ground cooking, drinking coffee. Change of scene, jeep Toluca covered with snow. Stevens in front of jeep Toluca shakes hands with crewcut American (Major Dick Cahoot). CUs, they are smoking, dressed in winter parkas (handwritten annotation to LoC cataloger's notes indicates that this footage was shot in Belgium).

At Dachau, by a railroad track, empty boxcars, some snow on ground. Frozen corpse lying in coal beside track. Gruesome CU of snow covered huddled corpse by boxcar. Several gruesome shots of battered corpses of German SS. Frozen bodies covered by snow in boxcar. Stacks of concentration camp victims in boxcar being photographed by member of camera unit. There follows a series of photographed documentation of corpses.

Duration
00:02:22
Event Date
1945 May 02
Locale
Belgium
Duben, 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: 2018-11-27 11:00:14
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