Nordhausen; dead US soldiers; demolition of Nazi swastika at Nuremberg stadium
- Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
(LIB 5663) V Weapon Plant and Dead Workers. Nordhausen, Germany. 15 Apr 45 Maj Gen J Lawton Collins, Commander VII Corps, Third Army, followed by officers and men examines bodies of Nazi slave laborers and tours the grounds of weapons plant. CU, Gen Collins looking at corpse. CU, corpse with name and nationality written upon chest: "Orlich, Yuogoslave".
(LIB 5787) Moscow Nazi Murder, Eller Str., Hilden, Germany. 18 Apr 45 MSs, US officer interviews Russian civilian near wrecked M-4 tank of the 13th Army Div. MS, bodies of three US soldiers of the 13th Army Div tank who were taken prisoners by the Germans and then shot. (Story given to US officer by Russian observer above.) CU, US officer examines dogtags of one of the dead soldiers.
(LIB 5896) 3rd Div Medal of Honor Presentation, Nurnberg, Germany. 22 Apr 45. Cameraman slate. Ext, CU Nazi swastika emblem carved in stone atop Nuremberg sports stadium. (Scratched) MLS, MSs, CUs, engineers place demolition charges on huge swastika emblem. MS, LS, explosion destroying swastika emblem. (scratched) VS, US flag is raised over huge swastika. Troops of US Army parade in Nuremberg stadium. MSs, Lt Gen Alexander M Patch, Maj Gen John W O'Daniel and other officers on speakers rostrum. CUs, Gen Patch presenting Congressional Medals of Honor to officers and EM: Lt Col Keith Ware, Lt John J Tominac, Sgt R.E. Dunham, Sgt Lucian Adams, Pvt W K Ross.
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