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German siege of Warsaw, Poland 1939

Film | Accession Number: 2003.214 | RG Number: RG-60.3985 | Film ID: 3003

EXT, VS night time scenes of the Jewish quarter of Warsaw on fire. This event occurred on September 16, 1939 during Rosh Hashanah. The Germans deliberately chose this day to set the Jewish quarter on fire, burning and destroying more than 20 full city blocks. Camera pans, but it is difficult to make out the shadows, at 01:16:45:14 there is a more vivid shot of the flames, illuminating a street lamp.

Genre
Outtake
Duration
00:00:38
Event Date
1939 September 16
Locale
Warsaw, Poland
Language
Mute
Genre/Form
Outtakes.
Credit
US Holocaust Memorial Museum, gift of Julien Bryan Archive
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