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Bookburning, German civilians

Film | Accession Number: 1988.184.1 | RG Number: RG-60.3433 | Film ID: 5

US propaganda/documentary film about World War II. A post-war U.S. narrative of intentions in Germany.
Includes images of Goering at a press conference, war crimes trials, animated question marks, people around a pile of burning books in street, CU of "Mein Kampf" going into flames. "We will abolish all Nazi laws in which these ideas are fixed - all laws of discrimination by race, creed, or political opinion. It is not our intention to enslave the German people, but to re-educate them toward a democratic way of life." German civilians gathered looking at posters describing atrocities of war, BG wall reading KZ Dachau in white paint.


Film Title
Lest We Forget
Duration
00:00:32
Date
Production:  1947
Locale
Germany
Language
English
Genre/Form
Documentary.
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
 
Record last modified: 2020-02-04 10:39:59
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