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Conscripts forced to labor in Hungary

Film | Digitized | RG Number: RG-60.1851 | Film ID: 4189

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    Conscripts forced to labor in Hungary


    Magyar Híradó 816. Intertitle: “MÁTÉSZALKA. A VIII. közérdekíí munkaszolgálatos zászlóalj út-építési munkálatai. M.F.I.-KISS E.” Forced labor battalions constructing roads. Men dig shovels and pickaxes into the dirt. Others unload materials from wagons alongside a pile of large rocks next to train tracks. WS of the labor battalions working in a field. Some move wheelbarrows full of rocks and others keep digging in the dirt. Others in the battalion work on breaking up the large rocks into smaller ones using sledgehammers. Behind them, officers survey their work. Men kneel down and hammer away at smaller sized rocks to continue breaking them into tinier pieces. Men smooth over soil behind a farming machine that officers stand on. Steamrollers in the BG. On the side of a dirt hill, men use shovels to smooth down the dirt. One man surveys their work. At the base of the hill, forced laborers march along the road, followed by laborers carrying wheelbarrows. Workers digging a ditch alongside a road. MS, legs of the battalion men as they march. The soldiers march from the front, with an officer riding a bike behind them.
    Event:  1939 October
    Accessed at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Hungarian National Digital Archive and Film Institute

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    B&W / Color
    Black & White
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    • Master
    • Master 4189 Digital: MXF - b&w - HD
      Master 4189 Digital: MXF - b&w - HD
      Master 4189 Digital: MXF - b&w - HD
      Master 4189 Digital: MXF - b&w - HD

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    National Film Institute Hungary
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    Film Provenance
    The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum purchased film clips from the Hungarian National Digital Archive and Film Institute (MaNDA) in August 2016.
    Film Source
    National Film Institute Hungary
    File Number
    Source Archive Number: MFI 816
    Record last modified:
    2024-02-21 07:51:39
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