Wuhlfel burial of Russian POWs
- Event Date
- 1945 May 02
- Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
(LIB 6231) Disinterment, Reburial of Russian Prisoners of War, Wuhlfel, Germany, May 2, 1945
Head-on shots, several Russian civilians riding bicycles; red flag on handlebars of first bike. LSs, city hall building in Hanover. MSs, CUs, German civilians dig up bodies of 250 murdered Russian prisoners. MSs, bodies are wrapped in white sheets, placed in trucks, and transported to reburial grounds. VAR, released Russian slave laborers observing reburial. Pan from German civilians carrying bodies to Russian flag flyings atop pole. CU, Russian flag lowered to half-mast. MCU, US chaplain conducting services. MS, Honor Guard firing volley.
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