Russian orphans return to the USSR
- Event Date
- Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Russian Archives of Documentary Films and Photographs
A Soviet soldier raises a border gate to allow a medical van to pass though. The van contains the orphans of Ostarbeiters [forced laborers from the East] who are being repatriated to the Soviet Union. The children are lifted out of the van by a nurse and Soviet soldiers. Shots of the children and nurses in front of a building featuring a large portrait of Stalin. The children are led into the building, where they receive bundles containing food and toys. Portrait of Stalin on the building. The last shot shows two soldiers holding orphans in front of another portrait of Stalin.
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