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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
Genre
Documentary
Duration
00:00:32
Locale
Germany
Language
English
Genre/Form
Documentary.
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
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Record last modified: 2018-04-26 13:45:02
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