257th German Infantry in Galicia region
- Event Date
- October? 1939
- Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Spiegel TV
Scenes filmed by Lieutenant Edgar Forsberg of the 257 German Infantry following the collapse of the Polish army on October 6, 1939. Quick, HAS, two Germans sit at a table. Peasant women with headscarves pose for the camera in a hilly landscape. Two girls walk past a large group of soldiers from the 257 Infantry. The men gather on a hillside. Views of Poles in the crowded marketplace. Jewish men and women wearing white armbands walk around the district, shop doors and windows display the Star of David in blue paint. An old man smokes and wanders by a destroyed building. The camera follows a Jewish man walking. Various MCUs of Jews in the city streets, shop signs in BG. CU, woman. 10:06:32 Jewish man in black hat talks to two policemen in black uniforms. More shots of the Jewish quarter. Mother and child walking along a road near a cottage. 10:06:57 A large group of German soldiers and Polish women with children laugh and joke. 10:07:16 Cut back to the Jewish quarter, HAS of daily activity, men walking in streets, CUs, ducks. 10:07:26 German officers smoke near a border crossing (red and white barrier) in front of a Shell sign. Women gleaning a field with a caravan of trucks and a motorcycle on the dusty road.
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