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German siege of Warsaw, Poland 1939

Film | Accession Number: 2003.214 | RG Number: RG-60.3984 | Film ID: 3003

CUs of belongings amid rubble. These belongings are all that remain for the Poles featured here who have been displaced from their homes by the German air attacks. MS, camera pans another destroyed interior- this time it is a church (discussed in the book "Siege" (1940)) The priest is inside taking things out of the sacristy, trying to salvage the relics, etc, several people mill about outside. CU of a young girl with a dog in her arms, this is the same girl that was seen in Story 3982 on this tape - USHMM Film ID 3003. 01:15:41 VS of destruction to a cemetery, CU of another corpse. CU of a loaf of bread in a woman's hands. Cut to a scene of a young girl praying in front of a small altar she has set up outdoors, there are candles, and she is reading from prayer book. 01:16:15:29 MLS, more scenes of destruction.

Genre
Outtake
Duration
00:01:29
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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