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Arrest of collaborators; Germans leave Prague, May 1945

Film | RG Number: RG-60.1894 | Film ID: 4198

The arrest of a Czech collaborator with the Nazis (man wearing glasses). They lead him up to an official building. People hit him on the head. Street activity, pedestrians. Clock at 1:20 PM. Puddles in the street. Quick shots of Prague, a Czech flag. Two men on a motorcycle. German soldiers leaving the city. Covered wagons pulled by horses move through the streets, along with people on foot. Trucks whip around a bend. Dead German soldiers. More military vehicles, soldiers sitting in and on the cars. Fires rage at the edge of a field. Wreckage of tanks and trucks on the road. Dead horse, an overturned car. WS of the town in the distance. Burning a Nazi flag.

Genre
Amateur
Duration
00:03:31
Event Date
1945 May
Locale
Prague, Czechoslovakia
Language
Silent
Genre/Form
Amateur.
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Národní filmový archiv
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Record last modified: 2018-08-08 16:29:08
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