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Liberation of Czechoslovakia; refugees

Film | RG Number: RG-60.3203 | Film ID: 967
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Red Cross workers on roadside with civilians. Shot of city from high angle. Sign, in English and Russian reads: "Welcome the American Heroic Army." Another part of the sign reads: "Welcome the Soviet Army." Pan to jeep Toluca. Sign in Czech reads: "Vplzni...Skodovy Zavody." LS from balcony to train station. Sign reads: "You are entering Pilsen by courtesy of CCB 16th Armd. Div." Another sign reads: "What you see on the street don't blame on the pigeons." VS of truckload of women and children holding red flags with hammer and sickle on them. They drive off and what appears to be a Russian officer waves to them. Slavic women in red scarves and white scarves. Numerous shots of Russians. Pan of bombed out bridges to FG, city in BG. HAS and other coverage of caravan of people in trucks drawn across a bridge. Red flag and platoon of men carrying what appears to be all their belongings. CU of officers. VS of refugees taking their children and belongings through town and across the bridge (returning home?).

Genre
Unedited
Duration
00:03:52
Event Date
1945
Locale
Pilsen, Czechoslovakia
Language
Mute
Genre/Form
Unedited.
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Library of Congress
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