- Event Date
- 1945 May 03
- Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
(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.
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