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American POWs; DPs in Germany

Film | Accession Number: 2002.541.1 | RG Number: RG-60.3572 | Film ID: 2520

(LIB 5032) 2200 American POWs Liberated from Stalag 9-B, Bad Orb, Germany, April 4, 1945 [originally identified by NARA as Breslau, Germany, taken on April 6, 1945]. SEQ: Released prisoners are addressed by American officer in camp area. Soldier with tin can standing in line. American POW, Pfc. James M. Osman, with chunk of bread. MCUs, released prisoners receiving coffee. Medics carry men out of building on litters. Soldiers receiving cigarettes and rations. Soldier with burned face. The commanding officer of the liberating force was Col. Walter D. Fetterly.

01:16:13 (LIB 4907) Displaced Persons, Bergzabern, Germany, March 26 and 28, 1945. Trucks carrying DPs entering German non-com school where they will be housed. DPs unloading from trucks, standing on line, preparing meals over open stoves. SEQ: Displaced persons receiving food at portable American Red Cross kitchen unit. CUs, smiling DPs wait for food.

Duration
00:09:59
Event Date
March-April 1945
Locale
Germany
Language
Silent
Genre/Form
Unedited.
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
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Record last modified: 2018-11-27 11:01:55
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