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Belgian collaborator forced to polish boots

Film | Accession Number: 2009.357.1 | RG Number: RG-60.4904 | Film ID: 2889

A crowd of Belgians, many of them children, watch as an accused collaborator named Frederick Abiehausen is forced to clean the shoes of a uniformed member of the Belgian resistance group L'Armee Blanche, in front of a building that the group has seized as their headquarters. According to the Imperial War Museum catalog record, Abiehausen was arrested for betraying three Allied airman who were in hiding from the Germans. CUs of Abiehausen polishing the boots of the man, who smokes a pipe. The crowd of children jeers and laughs.

Genre
Unedited
Duration
00:01:00
Event Date
October 1944
Locale
Belgium
Language
Mute
Genre/Form
Unedited.
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Imperial War Museums
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Record last modified: 2018-03-07 13:54:40
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