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Services; 2nd Armored Div.; Learning the Truth; Sen. Wheeler

Film | Accession Number: 2001.358.1 | RG Number: RG-60.2776 | Film ID: 2336

21:09:54 (Paris 47) Memorial Day Services, St.-Mere-Eglise, France, May 30, 1945. LS, French officer places wreath on grave. MLS, three US officers at graves. MSs, soldiers among French civilians standing by the graves. MSs Color Guard and band. LS, field of crosses at cemetery.

21:12:05 (Paris 47) 2nd Armored Division Personnel Re-deploy and Discharge, Cherbourg, France, May 30, 1945. MLS, troops eligible for discharge stand next to Nazi flag. One wraps the flag around himself. LS, soldiers at rail of ship at pier. MS, soldier gives chocolate to wounded man before he is carried aboard ship. MS, elaborate wreath on grave with cross marked "Unknown." MLS, soldiers and a few nurses boarding transport at dock.

21:14:58 (LIB 6774) Learning the Truth, Munich, Germany, May 20, 1945. SEQ: German civilians look at poster with heading in German: "Who's to Blame." The poster is pasted on the wall of Feldherrn Hall. Chalked alongside of the poster are names of concentration camps. CUs, civilians studying the poster. CU, poster.

21:17:13 (LIB 6775) Senator Wheeler, Paris, France, April 21, 1945. SEQ: Sen. Burton K. Wheeler and party including US officers coming out of the Paris transmitter station. CU, Sen. Wheeler.

Event:  1945
Munich, Germany
Paris, France
Accessed at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
Record last modified: 2021-06-03 12:43:18
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