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Dachau crematorium and museum

Film | Accession Number: 2006.218.1 | RG Number: RG-60.4564 | Film ID: 2831

EXT, Dachau camp. Sign displayed in front of Dachau's first crematorium, "This area is being retained as a shrine to the 238,000 individuals who were cremated here. Please don't destroy." Slow pan of camp buildings and large white cross marking the old gallows stand. INT, crematorium, ovens (overexposed). MS, sign in four languages: "Old Gallows Stand." EXT, Barrack X with crematorium and gas chamber. MS, wood platform, cross, coffin on gallows stand. INT, exhibition in the crematorium-gas chamber building (Barrack X) with life-size mannequins dressed in prisoner uniforms demonstrating torture and hanging. More INT shots of ovens (overexposed).

Genre
Amateur
Duration
00:02:08
Event Date
1947-1950?
Locale
Dachau, Germany
Language
Silent
Genre/Form
Amateur.
Credit
US Holocaust Memorial Museum, gift of Alexander Katlan
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Record last modified: 2018-08-08 16:29:38
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