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Burning the barracks at Belsen

Film | RG Number: RG-60.4371 | Film ID: 2805

Huts/barracks burned by "flame throwing" from military tank (to prevent the spread of typhus). Conflagration. Building engulfed in flames and thick black smoke. Soldiers. Panoramic shots of smoke and burning camp.


Duration
00:04:17
Date
Event:  1945 May 19
Locale
Bergen-Belsen, Germany
Language
Silent
Genre/Form
Unedited.
Credit
Accessed at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Imperial War Museums
 
Record last modified: 2020-08-04 09:21:36
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