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German siege of Warsaw, Poland 1939

Film | Accession Number: 2003.214 | RG Number: RG-60.3981 | Film ID: 3003

INT, hospital scenes- a pregnant woman lies in a hospital ward- these are scenes from the Catholic hospital that was destroyed in Warsaw during the German air attacks in September of 1939. Lying next to the pregnant woman is a wounded man. VS of the wounded being cared for by nurses in the hospital. 01:08:19:18 The inhabitants of the maternity ward are now lining corridors, several nurses, mothers and their newborn babies are seated on the tile floors of the hospital corridors. VS, CUs of mothers with their infants, some with a doctor as well: this is all mentioned in Julien Bryan's book "Siege" (1940), with more information on particular patients and hospital employees given as well. CU of baby with some damage to its skull at 01:08:45:02. CU of another baby nursing. Pan of more mothers and infants. Cut to nurses comforting elderly women who have most likely lost family members in attacks.

Genre
Outtake
Duration
00:02:10
Event Date
1939 September
Locale
Warsaw, Poland
Language
Silent
Genre/Form
Outtakes.
Credit
US Holocaust Memorial Museum, gift of Julien Bryan Archive
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Record last modified: 2018-08-08 16:29:29
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