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Swedish Red Cross Aid for prisoners in Germany, 1945

Film | Accession Number: 2004.714.1 | RG Number: RG-60.4113 | Film ID: 2740
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"Witness Stand: A Reportage on the Swedish Red Cross Aid Action for Prisoners in Germany" Production date, April 1945. Part 1
Greve Folke Bernadotte leaves for mission to Germany, plane takes off. Red Cross personnel get off a white bus. In Malmo they take a ferry to Copenhagen. Happy, freed prisoners board the boat at the dock. Poles and French land in Sweden. Old women. Small children. Womenfolk. Wagon rolls inland from ferry. Countess Maj-Lis from Eichstedt, born Luening, greets them welcome home. Boarding ambulances, taken to curatorium/convalescent home. Old woman greets her stretcher bearer. Bearer loads her onto ambulance.

Film Title
Witness Stand
Genre
Newsreel
Duration
00:09:11
Event Date
1945
Locale
Sweden
Language
Swedish
Genre/Form
Newsreels.
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Sveriges Television AB
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