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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.


Duration
00:10:34
Date
Event:  1945 May 03
Production:  1945
Locale
Cologne, Germany
Language
Silent
Genre/Form
Unedited.
Credit
Accessed at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
 
Record last modified: 2020-08-04 09:21:15
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