Red Army; German prisoners of war
- Film Title
- Humpolec na konci 2 sv.v.
- Event Date
- 1945 May
- Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Národní filmový archiv
04:28 Locals and military in Humpolec (a town southeast of Prague in Czechoslovakia), some in windows, line stairway. Women at the top of the stairs with bouquets before men in suits and girls in traditional costume. The Red Army rolls through town, people welcome them, excitedly waving to the soldiers in the cars driving by.
Military trucks and tanks on a dirt road. Soldiers on horseback. A dead man lies on the street. Wreckage of military truck. A large group of soldiers sits on the ground at a camp of German prisoners. Newly captured men walk with their hands up; Czech pick at debris in the streets in front of a shop front that says “Karel Topfer.” Two men carry a body on a stretcher. German soldiers march through the town with their hands above their heads. An officer rips a soldier’s military badge off his jacket. They stand together with their hands over their heads. Men sweep the streets.
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