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Jews at forced labor removing snow

Film | Accession Number: 2009.356.1 | RG Number: RG-60.4998 | Film ID: 2887

A title on the screen describes the very cold conditions under which the Reichsbahn is operating in Russia. Panning shots of snow covered train tracks and steaming locomotives. 01:36:19 Title on screen: Sowjetrussische Gefangene und Juden arbeiten in Minsk an der Beseitigung der Schneemassen [Soviet prisoners and Jews work on snow removal in Minsk]. High angle shot of women and men, many of them with badges affixed to the front and back of their jackets, removing snow from train tracks. More scenes showing the operation of trains in extremely cold and snowy weather. Shots of train cars and equipment covered in icicles. A man uses a pickaxe to remove snow.

Genre
Documentary
Duration
00:02:36
Event Date
1942
Locale
Minsk, Soviet Union
Soviet Union
Language
Mute
Genre/Form
Documentary.
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Bundesarchiv
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