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Survivors at Lansdorf POW camp

Film | Accession Number: 2006.474.1 | RG Number: RG-60.4599 | Film ID: 2833

A sign in German points the way to the Russian section of the Lansdorf POW camp in Silesia. The prisoners were forced laborers in Germany. Shots of the barbed wire fences surrounding the camp. Russian soldiers remove survivors on stretchers from a barrack. Close-up on one of the emaciated men. Camp survivors, some of them wounded, file slowly past the camera toward the infirmary where nurses wait for them.

Image
Film Title
Advamce in Silesia
Duration
00:01:39
Date
Event:  1945
Locale
Lansdorf, Germany
Language
Silent
Genre/Form
Documentary.
Credit
Accessed at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Russian Archives of Documentary Films and Photographs
 
Record last modified: 2020-08-04 09:21:41
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