Ruins of Berlin; German POWs; cartoon
- Film Title
- Berlin Conference 1945
- Event Date
- 1945 July
- Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
Reel 2 shows the ruins of Berlin, German POWs, wreckage of the I.G. Farben plant, and close-ups of Pres. Truman, V. Molotov, Stalin, and Churchill. Narrator refers to "race hatred" and "intolerance." Question marks on screen. "How can we be sure Germany won't try it again?" Footage of German civilians burning Nazi books and papers, with a brief shot of Hitler's image. Germans look at posters showing corpses from a concentration camp. The narrator says, "It is not our intention to enslave the German people, but to reeducate them toward a democratic way of life." newspaper headlines of the Russian declaration of war on Japan, the first A-bomb explosion, and the Japanese surrender.
01:22 Cartoon: Private Snafu / No Buddy Atoll. To end of story. Army Navy Screen Magazine.
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