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Denazification

Film | Accession Number: 2002.549.1 | RG Number: RG-60.3507 | Film ID: 2570

(LIB 6854) Military Government, Cologne, Germany, May 3, 1945. SEQ: Civilians remove records and money from wrecked bank vault. LSs, walls of bombed building are torn down. CU, boy smears poster of "Hitler Jugend" so as to obscure lettering. LS, workman using acetylene torch removes Nazi emblem from atop building entrance. SEQ: Emblem crashes to ground; two workmen destroy it with sledge hammers. Also tackle bust of Hitler. Sledge hammer breaks before the bust. 01:09:28 LSs, children burn propaganda leaflets, posters, and flags.

Genre
Unedited
Duration
00:10:34
Event Date
1945 May 03
Locale
Cologne, Germany
Language
Mute
Genre/Form
Unedited.
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
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