Evidence collected for Russelheim Case
- Event Date
- 1945 July 21
- Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
Russelheim Case, Russelheim, Germany, July 21, 1945. LS, Frankfurterstrasse. Pan, Arc Hotel, where accused are billeted. Pan, from Frankfurterstrasse to Tannusstrasse. SEQ: US soldier walks route taken by American fliers. The solder points out where they were beaten, stoned, and finally died. LS, cemetery, sign in FG: "Bensheim American Military Cemetery." SEQ: men and women accused of murdering the fliers coming out of courthouse in Darmstadt and boarding truck under MP guard. CUs, still photographs showing civilians digging up the bodies. Three sketches showing wounds that killed the men. INT scenes, courtroom of the Military Commission including Brig. Gen. Davidson and the accused during session at Darmstadt. (very badly underexposed) Military Committee led by Gen. Davidson visits the scene of the crime.
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