Yugoslavia: damage; village; soldiers marching; liberation ceremony in village square; food truck
- Event Date
- 1945 April
- Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
Reel 5: Destroyed bridge in Vinkovci. Street scene, troops marching through village; soldiers' feet as they are marching revealing ragged shoes; partisan soldier band playing in honor of late FDR. Tanks lined up, men standing at attention, bugler plays salute. Infantry troops firing volley of shots. Troops crossing destroyed bridge carrying Yugoslavian flag, supplies, ammunition. Speakers and dignitaries standing on flag-draped balcony; citizens of Vinkovci gathered in streets to celebrate the liberation of their village. Mayor Nikola Jaksic speaking to crowds, cheering. Col. Mijaklo Todorovic, Commissar of the 1st Yugoslavian Army speaking. Speakers on balcony, crowds in square. Soldiers lined up beside food truck, eating.
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