- Film Title
- International Liberators Conference, 1981
- Event Date
- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
Drum role, speaker introduces delegations. Flags representing each country are bought in. 01:05:03 Applause. Speaker talks of the flag which flew over Dachau and was bought down upon liberation; flag is bought into room, symbolizing all concentration camps. It is carried by three survivors, folded up and put on floor - it is not fit to be put up. 01:07:33 State liberators are applauded. 01:08:42 Roberta Peters sings "America the Beautiful." 01:11:24 Applause.
01:12:12 General Michael Gray, of Britain. Introduces British delegation. Discusses responsibility to ensure younger generations are aware of the horrors of Holocaust. (p. 17 "Liberation of Camps")
01:18:15 Lieutenant General Pavel Danilovich Gudz, of the USSR. Speaks in Russian. Discusses anti-fascist struggle, the following of Lenin's peaceful foreign policy. Importance of preventing another world war. (p. 18 "Liberation of Camps")
01:27:29 Jean Laurain, of France. Thanks everyone for challenging the Holocaust, praises the formation of the conference. It is everyone's duty to remember what happened and awaken vigilance. (p. 19 "Liberation of Camps")
01:35:49 Announcements. Conference staff introductions. 01:37:12 Reverend Roy Eckford (sp?) performs the benediction. 01:39:41 Recess.
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