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Deportation of Jews

Film | Accession Number: 2013.128.1 | RG Number: RG-60.1432 | Film ID: 2986

Deportation scenes in Poland. Quick shot of elderly Jews next to railway car. LS, line of Jews (filmed from behind) walking beside empty railcars followed by a Reichsbahn official. An armed SS man directs the Jewish women marching left to right across the frame. Closer view of a group of Jewish women and children with armbands walking towards the camera beside the train. A man and teenage boy help load Jews onto the train. View from inside the railcar to women as they climb into the car, a SS rifleman supervises them on the platform. On a platform, another group of Jewish civilians files towards the German railway box cars and boards one watched by armed SS men and dark-uniformed Reichsbahn officila. Oil drums on a horse-drawn wagon passing left to right in FG. Four SS riflemen shut the sliding doors of the "Posen" box car with two uniformed Reichsbahn official watching them. Three German military trucks on flatcars moving behind the boxcars. CUs of four SS men sliding the doors shut (repeating action for camera), "Deutsche Reichsbahn" on side of railcar. CU, father with star of David armband and three young girls (his daughters?) in plaid clothing move along the platform past the train. Quick shot of Polish Blue policeman and SS man closing the train doors.

Event:  Summer 1942?
Accessed at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Filmoteka Narodowa
Record last modified: 2021-06-03 12:51:14
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