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US Army medical unit conducts target practice and eats

Film | Digitized | Accession Number: 2002.189.1 | RG Number: RG-60.3642 | Film ID: 2581

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    US Army medical unit conducts target practice and eats

    Overview

    Description
    American soldiers (US Army) in an open field for target practice. The unit's medical truck is visible in the BG, identifiable by the large red cross on the side of the truck. VS of the members of the unit shooting guns, setting up targets, sorting ammunition, talking, etc. The soldiers take a break: CU of a soldier smiling, sitting down on the ground to eat a sandwich and soup.
    Duration
    00:02:01
    Date
    Event:  1944-1945
    Locale
    Unknown
    Europe
    Credit
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, gift of Steven Zabin
    Contributor
    Camera Operator: Alexander Zabin M.D.
    Biography
    Colonel Alexander Zabin, MD was an American soldier from Malverne, Long Island, New York. As part of General Patton's 3rd Army, he served with the 4th Auxiliary Surgical Group. He landed on Normandy Beach on D-Day plus 1 and worked in the first US Army field hospital set up in France. He was with the 3rd Army through the campaigns in France, Belgium, Luxembourg, Germany and Czechoslovakia. Dr. Zabin returned to New York in October 1945.

    Physical Details

    Language
    Silent
    Genre/Form
    Amateur.
    B&W / Color
    Black & White
    Image Quality
    Mixed
    Time Code
    01:00:04:00 to 01:02:05:00
    Film Format
    • Master
    • Master 2581 Film: positive - 16 mm - color
      Master 2581 Video: Betacam SP - PAL - small
      Master 2581 Film: positive - 16 mm - color
      Master 2581 Video: Betacam SP - PAL - small
      Master 2581 Film: positive - 16 mm - color
      Master 2581 Video: Betacam SP - PAL - small
      Master 2581 Film: positive - 16 mm - color
      Master 2581 Video: Betacam SP - PAL - small
    • Preservation
    • Preservation 2581 Film: negative - 16 mm - polyester - b&w - duplicate negative - B-wind - Kodak - 3234
      Preservation 2581 Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - small
      Preservation 2581 Film: negative - 16 mm - polyester - b&w - duplicate negative - B-wind - Kodak - 3234
      Preservation 2581 Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - small
      Preservation 2581 Film: negative - 16 mm - polyester - b&w - duplicate negative - B-wind - Kodak - 3234
      Preservation 2581 Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - small
      Preservation 2581 Film: negative - 16 mm - polyester - b&w - duplicate negative - B-wind - Kodak - 3234
      Preservation 2581 Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - small
    • User
    • User 2581 Film: positive - 16 mm - b&w - silent - workprint
      User 2581 Film: positive - 16 mm - b&w - silent - workprint
      User 2581 Film: positive - 16 mm - b&w - silent - workprint
      User 2581 Film: positive - 16 mm - b&w - silent - workprint

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    You do not require further permission from the Museum to access this archival media.
    Copyright
    Dr. Steven Zabin
    Conditions on Use
    The Museum does not own the copyright for this material and does not have authority to authorize third party use. For permission, please contact the rights holder, Dr. Steven Zabin.

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    Administrative Notes

    Film Provenance
    Colonel Alexander Zabin, MD shot 16mm color films as a U.S. Army surgeon in Europe during World War II. He also obtained a collection of 16mm German film productions, many under the label Reich Scientific and Educational Film body. Col. Zabin's son Steven Zabin donated the film collection to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in May 2002.
    Film Source
    Dr. Steven Zabin
    File Number
    Legacy Database File: 3810
    Record last modified:
    2024-02-21 07:55:59
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