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Reel Number: 300257
Color: Black and White
Year / Date: 1940s,1945
Location: Leipzig,Penig Concentration Camps
TC Begins: 01:00:22
TC Ends: 01:07:46
Post-WWII - 1945, Germany: Liberation - Leipzig & Penig Concentration Camps Intertitle: 28Aug45 Affidavit by Robert Jackson US Chief of Counsel re films made by military photographers serving w/ the Allied armies as they advanced into Germany as order by Gen. Eisenhower, Supreme Commander. 01:01:10 Affidavit signed by George Stevens sworn to James Donovan, 02Oct45 stating Stevens directed the photographing of Nazi Concentration Camps & Prison Camps as liberated by Allied Forces. 01:02:22 Affadavit signed by E.R. Kellogg, U.S. Navy, sworn to John Ford 27Aug45 re having been employed at 20th-Century Fox from 1929 to 1941 & since having carefully examined the film it has not been retouched, etc. and is 6,000 ft selected from 80,000 ft. all of which is similar in character. 01:03:42 Map of Europe, Nazi concentration camp locations shown. 01:03:59 Intertitle: Leipzig Concentration Camp. LS across fenced area where 200 political prisoners were burned to death; others shot when starting to run when camp was liberated. US soldier talking to 2 prisoners; CU body on ground; MS row of dead sprawled on ground where they had been machine gunned when running from burning building, or electrocuted on fence. CU bodies. 01:05:01 Two women & man in uniform standing looking thru barbed wire fence, look at dead. 01:05:08 Intertitle: Penig Concentration Camp. Liberating soldiers; medics attending emaciated women in barracks building. Doctors examine victims; open wounds treated. Gangrene on feet; sores shown. 01:05:59 Soldier frail woman out of barracks building; others carried out on litters, into military ambulances. 01:06:41 Ambulance column leaving; arriving at German Air Force hospital, CU sign. Litters placed on ground. Captured German troops forced to help & German nurses treating victims. 01:07:27 MS & CU of women under blankets on litters smiling. Carried into hospital & treated in hospital beds. CUs. Post-WW2 Nazi Aftermath; Post-WWII War Crimes Trial Evidence; Atrocities; Historical Film; Survivors; Dead; 1940s;
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