DP Camp Brand; bodies of anti-Nazis found
- Event Date
- May 13-15, 1945
- Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
02:21:25 (LIB 6654) Camp Brand, Brand, Germany, May 15, 1945. MSs, CUs, children of DP Camp Brand in open nursery school. Russian male civilians of camp in "close order" drill. EXTs, women wash clothes and prepare meals. MSs, camp buildings, formerly German Officers' School. CU, Russian flag flying over camp.
02:25:52 (LIB 6655) Nazi Atrocity Uncovered, Ratingen, Germany, May 13, 1945. CUs, bodies of eight German anti-Nazis, one woman and two Polish men, lying in woods (overexposed). SEQ: German civilians, former Nazi party members, prepare graves and rebury the bodies in a churchyard. MSs, local Catholic priest, Protestant minister, and US chaplain speaking at funeral services. CUs, townspeople filing past open graves and tossing flowers into them.
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