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Jews hanged in town square near Minsk

Film | Accession Number: 2010.208.1 | RG Number: RG-60.1281 | Film ID: 2899

A group of Jews who have been hanged and left on display in a town square near Minsk. A sign posted on the gallows reads: (in German) "Diese Juden haben gegen die deutsche Wehrmacht gehetzt" and (in Russian) "Eti zhidy agitirovali protiv germanskogo pravitel'stva". [These Jews have agitated against the German Army!] Panning shot along the eight or so corpses, all of whom wear large Stars of David on their coats. CUs of some of the faces (slowed down and retouched?)

Image
Duration
00:01:28
Date
Event:  1941-1944?
Locale
Minsk, Soviet Union
Language
Silent
Genre/Form
Amateur.
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of La Camera Stylo
 
Record last modified: 2020-02-04 10:39:06
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