Patton & Russians; Volary burial of Nazi victims
- Event Date
- May 13-14, 1945
- Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
(LIB 6688) Patton and Russians, Regensburg, Germany and Linz, Austria, May 14, 1945
MSs, Gen. George S. Patton and staff entering plane at Regensburg. MS, Gen. Patton greeted by Lt. Gen. Walton H. Walker at Linz airport. MSs, CUs, Patton and Walker talking to news correspondent Doris Duke Cromwell. VAR, Patton and Russian Marshal Tolbuhkin at his heaquarters. Patton and Tolbuhkin reviewing Russian troops. MSs, Patton and Walker receiving medals from Tolbuhkin.
(LIB 6689) Atrocities, Volary, Czechoslovakia, May 13, 1945
MS, CU, bodies of Jewish women in mass grave. SEQ: German civilians remove bodies from mass grave, place them in coffins and rebury them in cemetery. Germans walking past bodies lying in open coffins. MSs, survivors from women's concentration camps. LSs, MSs, Jewish chaplain of the 5th Inf. Div. conducting funeral services.
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