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Postwar destruction in Warsaw

Film | Accession Number: 2003.214 | RG Number: RG-60.4007 | Film ID: 3004

Animated numbers scroll from 1940 to freeze on "Poland 1945". Scenes of destruction in Warsaw and the liberation of the city, soldiers kissing women in the streets, getting flowers, several shots of destroyed cities (most likely stock news footage) 01:21:13 VS of the Poles working to rebuild their country, men and women, pounding in rail ties, sifting through mountains of debris, taking down buildings, etc. MLS of a group of barefoot children being lead through the rubble-filled streets by young women. The film then ends on shots of young, healthy children in postwar Poland, eating bread.

**From Julien Bryan's film "Poland the Country and the People" released in 1948.**

Genre
Documentary
Duration
00:01:18
Event Date
1945
Locale
Warsaw, Poland
Poland
Language
Mute
Genre/Form
Documentary.
Credit
US Holocaust Memorial Museum, gift of Julien Bryan Archive
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