Gardelegen burial of Nazi victims
- Event Date
- 1945 April 25
- Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
(LIB 5954) "Murder, Incorporated", Gardelegen, Germany, April 25, 1945
Pan, graves of 1100 victims. MCU, Col. G.P. Lynch, Chief of Staff, 102nd Div. delivers speech which tells of the methods used to exterminate these victims -- the dead were burned alive in a barn set afire by military bullets and grenades. LSs, MS, US soldier translates the speech into German. MLS, MS, chaplain speaks of Nazi atrocities. Fast pan past graves to German civilians and military attending services.
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