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Swedish Red Cross Aid for prisoners in Germany, 1945

Film | Accession Number: 2004.714.1 | RG Number: RG-60.4114 | 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 2, the ambulance column arrives. Memorial day for E V Ringmann, ambulance driver who was killed in an allied aircraft, whose casket is loaded onto a railroad car. Norwegian paramedic team. Doctors examine the new arrivals. Women with naked torsos show their tattoo marks. Naked women bathing, showering, and get new clothes. They are disinfected from lice. Registration stall for Danes and Norwegians. Danes get new clothes. Some people talk with each other, doctors examine people, and a Danish architect shows his drawings of the death chambers of the camp ("the camp’s death cell"). Then a convalescent center in the spring sun in a park.

Film Title
Witness Stand
Genre
Newsreel
Duration
00:12:18
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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