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Ruins of Berlin; German POWs; cartoon

Film | Accession Number: 2002.549.1 | RG Number: RG-60.3509 | Film ID: 2570

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.

Genre
Newsreel
Duration
00:10:16
Event Date
1945 July
Locale
Berlin, Germany
Potsdam, Germany
Japan
Language
English
Genre/Form
Newsreels.
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
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Record last modified: 2018-03-07 14:12:00
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