DP Center in Belgium; supplies; Polish DPs; nursery
(LIB 3385-3390) Displaced Persons, Verviers, Belgium, February 11, 1945. SOUND: MS, INT, Capt Peter Ball, CO Displaced Persons Center receives a call that displaced persons are on their way to the Center. He instructs personnel off-screen to prepare for their arrival. SILENT: Sgt gives clothing to a young man; old couple stands in BG. CUs, bags of German grain which bear the Nazi emblem. CUs, other packages and cartons of captured German food (vegetable soup, etc.). Polish displaced persons around a table, some are smoking and playing cards. A man fills in a form for work detail; the form is tacked to a door. Work detail and morning report that is being filled out by a Pole. CU, sign on door: "Polish Men." Another sign: "Medecin." More signs, "Infirmerie" ; "Police et Administration" ; "Office of Military Detachment" ; "D3F1 Authorized Personnel Only" ; "Magasin." SOUND: Women with children in nursery. A man smoking a pipe and feeding a child with a bottle.
1945 February 11
- Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
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