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Ruins of Nuremberg with German civilians; Russian DPs celebrate V-E Day; strafing of German countryside

Film | Accession Number: 2005.486.1 | RG Number: RG-60.4375 | Film ID: 2798

Visual opens on a slate reading: "Crump Nurberg [sic]." German civilians carry bundles of belongings past bombed-out buildings. A boy holding a large bundle on his back poses for the camera. German civilians stand in line for water distribution -- American soldiers are visible in the shot. 01:00:37 White surrender flags in front of piles of rubble. Shots of Germans looking into the camera. Civilians carry water cans. A young boy with a whistle in his mouth poses for the camera. An American soldier carries a piece of equipment over his shoulder (tripod or surveying equipment?). 01:01:31 A slate gives the date as April 16 1945. Views from a plane strafing the countryside. Aerial shots of the Rhine and of German POWs along the banks. Aerial shots of horse-drawn carts along a road. A slate indentifies the cameraman as R.O. Beerman. A group of Russian DP's, mostly women, march in a parade celebrating V-E Day. They carry red flags and a large portrait of Josef Stalin. More shots of the parade and the spectators, including children. A slate identifies the cameraman as Jackson and the date as April 1945. More shots from the plane of the countryside being strafed. Views of other planes in the air.

Event Date
1945 April
Nuremberg, Germany
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
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Record last modified: 2018-11-27 11:03:28
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