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Postwar destruction; German occupation in Bulgaria

Film | RG Number: RG-60.4348 | Film ID: 2777
Image

Reel 1
Bulgarian intertitles. Contemporary footage of a man singing a song in Bulgarian and playing the guitar (the song is performed other times over the duration of the film). Footage of postwar Sofia and Nazi atrocities - ovens, corpses, children showing their tattoos after the liberation of Auschwitz. Denmark, bicycles. CUs memorials, tombstones. Train. Hitler in mountains, meeting with Bulgarian official. Star of David patch. Antisemitic propaganda leaflets. CUs, newspapers. Nazis marching, flags with swastikas. CUs, documents and telegrams. Still photographs of Jews, synagogue. Contemporary footage - interview with a man in his study. Man describes history of German occupation, interspersed with still photographs. He reads directly out of a book.

Genre
Documentary
Duration
00:10:43
Locale
Sofia, Bulgaria
Language
Bulgarian
Genre/Form
Documentary.
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Bulgarian National Film Archive
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Record last modified: 2018-03-07 14:22:49
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