VE Day celebrations; Dutch DPs; US troops
- Event Date
- May 5-9, 1945
- Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
01:43:40 (B-1185) V-E Day Celebrations, Hanover-Hameln, Germany, May 9, 1945. LSs, British, French, and US flags flying above church entrance. LSs, truckloads of Dutch DPs moving to and away from camera. Dutch DPs gathered in open field. Young child waves Dutch flag. MSs, 2nd Bn, 137th Inf Regt, parading through streets of Hameln. MSs, CUs, Dutch displaced persons load aboard freight trains. SEQ: Detachments of Yugoslav, Polish, Czech, Russian, and Italian troops honoring US soldiers during review and retreat ceremony.
01:48:10 (LIB 6297) Gen. Simpsons Visits 83rd Div, Calbe, Germany, May 5, 1945. Looking at first bridge built across Elbe River. Inspecting troops.
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