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Russian DPs at train station; Congressmen visit Berchtesgaden

Film | Digitized | Accession Number: 2002.541.1 | RG Number: RG-60.3579 | Film ID: 2521

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    Russian DPs at train station; Congressmen visit Berchtesgaden

    Overview

    Description
    02:33:15 (LIB 6804) 17th Airborne Div, Germany, May 26, 1945. LSs, MSs, CU, Russian DPs from Wesel stand in doors of open freight cars as they are questioned by an American officer. HLSs, trains pull out of station. CU, railroad station sign: "Wesel." MSs, DPs standing in open doors of freight cars, wave as they pass by. MLS, Brig Gen Joseph Phelps and British officers wave goodbye as train leaves station. DPs carrying personal belongings and loading them into cars. DPs at station singing, holding huge picture of Stalin, and dancing. MLS, Maj Gen William M Miley standing at platform and inspecting cars before departure. MCU, Gen Miley.

    02:39:48 (LIB 6805) Congressmen Visit Berchtesgaden, Germany, May 26, 1945. SEQ: Numerous senators under the guidance of US officers visit Hitler's retreat. Included are: Burton K Wheeler (Montana), Albert W Hawkes (NJ), Homer E Capehart (Indiana), and Ernest W McFarland (Arizona).
    Duration
    00:09:46
    Date
    Event:  1945 May 26
    Locale
    Berchtesgaden, Germany
    Credit
    Accessed at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
    Contributor
    Producer: United States. Army. Signal Corps.
    Camera Operator: Hawley

    Physical Details

    Language
    Silent
    Genre/Form
    Unedited.
    B&W / Color
    Black & White
    Image Quality
    Fair
    Time Code
    02:33:15:00 to 02:43:01:00
    Film Format
    • Master
    • Master 2521 Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - large
      Master 2521 Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - large
      Master 2521 Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - large
      Master 2521 Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - large
    • Preservation
    • Preservation 2521 Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - large
      Preservation 2521 Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - large
      Preservation 2521 Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - large
      Preservation 2521 Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - large

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    You do not require further permission from the Museum to access this archival media.
    Copyright
    Public Domain
    Conditions on Use
    To the best of the Museum's knowledge, this material is in the public domain. You do not require further permission from the Museum to reproduce or use this material.

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    Administrative Notes

    Film Provenance
    The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum purchased this from the National Archives and Records Administration in May 2002.
    Copied From
    35mm DNS; b/w
    Film Source
    United States. National Archives and Records Administration. Motion Picture Reference
    File Number
    Legacy Database File: 3733
    Source Archive Number: 111 ADC 4598
    Record last modified:
    2024-02-21 07:49:43
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