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German TV documentary film on antisemitism (reel 9)

Film | Accession Number: 2001.359.1 | RG Number: RG-60.3319 | Film ID: 2506B
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Portrait of Bernhard Loesener, who was in charge of the Jewish Affairs office until 1943. His portrait is replaced by that of Globke. Scenes of Wannsee as the narrator describes the Wannsee conference. Excerpt from "Der Ewige Jude" showing rats. Quick succession of well-known still photographs showing the persecution of Jews, followed by a discussion of the similarities between Globke and Adolf Eichmann. Footage of a German confiscating personal property from Jews. A document is used to prove that as early as 1933 Globke profited from the persecution of the Jews. Footage of Jews at forced labor in Latvia, digging with shovels. The narration states that this is footage of Romanian Jews forced to dig their own graves. Globke received a Star of Romania medal. Footage and audio of Konrad Adenauer defending Globke against accusations by the government of the GDR. Shots of an anti-Globke poster erected on the GDR side of the border.

Film Title
Aktion J
Genre
Propaganda
Duration
00:08:52
Locale
Germany
Latvia
Berlin, Germany
Language
German
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Stiftung Deutsches Rundfunk
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