German TV documentary film on antisemitism (reel 12)
- Film Title
- Aktion J
- Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Stiftung Deutsches Rundfunk
Footage of deportations from the Warsaw ghetto (identified as Hungarian deportation), Soviet soldiers liberating Lublin in July 1944. The accused in the dock at the Majdanek trial. Scenes of Lugano, Switzerland, where Globke went on the advice of his doctor in 1944. Battle scenes and a quote from Globke about how he has destroyed most of his uniform. Shots of Russian soldiers raising the flag over the destroyed Reichstag. Globke is sought as war criminal number 101. Shots of the corpses of Globke's three bosses, Goering, Frick, and Himmler. Photo of his fourth boss, Konrad Adenauer. The narrator stresses how important Globke's role is in the government of West Germany. Footage of Adenauer speaking is overlaid with footage of Hitler speaking. The narrator points out that the Communist party is once again forbidden, as it was under the Nazis. Racial hatred too is on the rise in West Germany.
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