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Wehrmacht activity in USSR

Film | Accession Number: 2010.208.1 | RG Number: RG-60.1286 | Film ID: 2899
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Amateur footage shot by a Wehrmacht soldier somewhere in the USSR. German artillery fires upon wooden houses in a Russian village. CUS (dark) of toldiers loading howitzers. 00:43:01 Nice shots of German troops advancing across a field toward the smoldering village. Camera pans across the Russian countryside as prisoners are marched into the fields. Two Soviet soldiers stand at gunpoint with their hands in the air while a German soldier checks their pockets. German troops march down a country road. Soviet POWs are marched down a muddy, wooded road. Some of them wheel bicycles. 00:44:10 A Soviet soldier is executed in a field, shot by a German soldier with a rifle. Other prisoners are put to work. Shirtless German soldier in a field. More shots of German artillery and war-time wreckage: wagons, carts, dead horses, etc. The body of a Russian partisan, hanged and left on display, accompanied by an illegible sign. The dead man wears a white bandage over his eyes. Cut to shots of German soldiers at ease: walking about, bathing in a river or lake, shaving, washing horses, etc.

Duration
00:04:21
Locale
Soviet Union
Language
Silent
Genre/Form
Amateur.
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of La Camera Stylo
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Record last modified: 2018-11-27 11:04:55
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