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VE day in Paris; Latvian children in Germany; US soldiers; German surrender in small town

Film | Accession Number: 2002.541.1 | RG Number: RG-60.3574 | Film ID: 2520

01:34:36 (LIB 6426+6428) Paris Lights up on VE Day, France, May 8, 1945. Night shots, lights are on at Trocadero fountain, Arc de Triomphe, Place de la Concorde. Crowds milling about. Day shots, American and British soldiers dancing with civilians in the streets, celebrating VE day.

01:38:54 (LIB 6429) Latvian Children, Hahnenklee, Germany, May 4, 1945. INT, MSs, CUs, several small children, sick and undernourished, lying in beds. LS, MS, house in resort town which shelters Latvian and Polish children. MS, CU, sign at entrance to town: "Resort for Mothers and Children."

01:40:58 (LIB 6430) Moving Through Town, Neunfelden, Germany?, no date. MSs, CUs, tanks and trucks running over swastikas in street. Tanks moving though town and ford small stream. Tank firing from road. LS, MS, large group of German soldiers with white flags crossing field, surrendering to American soldiers.

Genre
Unedited
Duration
00:08:35
Event Date
1945 May
Locale
Germany
Paris, France
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: 2018-08-08 16:29:26
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