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Buchenwald

Film | Accession Number: 2009.30.1 | RG Number: RG-60.4743 | Film ID: 2868

Intertitle: "Buchenwald" Human remains in crematoria at Buchenwald. Pile of bones. Survivors and GIs gathered around corpses in courtyard at Buchenwald camp. More shots of the dead, and CUs of the barely living. Doctors inspecting wounds. Intertitle: "Arrogant German citizens are forced to make a tour." German civilians, mostly women, filing into the camp. Intertitle: "Lampshades and pictures made of human skin." MSs, table in the courtyard displaying lampshades, tattoos, shrunken heads. Various shots of the German civilians gathered around the display. Intertitle: "A German officer is forced to enter a shed stacked high with victims." MPs escort German officer into brick building. CUs as Germans exit the shed. Intertitle: "What you have just seen are actual scenes showing man's inhumanity to man." "The End"

Film Collection Title
Michael Ritz Collection
Genre
Newsreel
Duration
00:03:01
Event Date
1945 April
Locale
Buchenwald, Germany
Language
Mute
Genre/Form
Newsreels.
Credit
US Holocaust Memorial Museum, gift of Michael Ritz
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Record last modified: 2018-04-26 13:42:16
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