Russian DPs waiting to return home; Montgomery awards medals
- Event Date
- June 21-26, 1945
- Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
03:18:51 (LIB 7052) Russian DPs go Home, Grimma, Germany, June 21, 1945. Displaced persons get off trains which are decorated with greenery and huge pictures of Stalin. Short scene, two US soldiers speak with a Russian woman who holds infant in her lap. Russian DPs in field await transportation to homeland. Some relax, other wash clothes in river, a few men and women swim.
03:23:15 (LIB 7054) Award, Wiesbaden, Germany, June 26, 1945. LSs, Field Marshall Sir Bernard L Montgomery presents British awards to US Army personnel. LSs, MLS, Montgomery and Gen Omar N Bradley troop the line of soldiers of the 526th Armored Infantry Bn. Army band playing. MLSs to MSs, Montgomery making presentation. In BG, still and motion picture photographers take pictures.
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