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Reel Number: 220841-04
Year / Date: 1945
Location: Dora,Frankenberg,Harz Mountain,Nordhausen
TC Begins: 14:31:37
TC Ends: 14:42:51
NOTE: FOR ORDERING See: www.footagefarm.co.uk or contact us at: Info@Footagefarm.co.uk WWII - Color, 1945: Duben - Dachau - Brenner Pt 2 of 3 German POWs - Nordhausen - Dora-Mittelbau and V-2 factory. Sign: Nach Frankenberg. Hundreds or thousands of German POWs gathered on road to Frankenberg; POWs in line loaded into trucks. MCUs German prisoners looking relieved. GI reaching into truck with cane. GIs herding POWs uphill as they run to truck. Truck drives off with German officer in front. American army cameraman filming young German soldier. Sign ‘Frankenau”. Camouflage truck full of POWs. POWs’ hands poke through slits in truck to wave goodbye to comrades - pan to large group left behind. LS trucks of German prisoners past red-roofed village. 14:34:52 Twin-engine plane taking off on grass field. View of airfield with planes in distance. DC-3? takes off. Airfield with DC-3 taxiing behind other DC-3s. 14:36:08 Nordhausen concentration camp - Stretchers containing emaciated corpses, name “Orlich” , number and “Duchen” tattooed on chest. GIs talking to inmates. Pan round camp and buildings in forest. Sign “Holzverwertung”. Inmate wearing Red Cross armband. Red Cross ambulance and tents at side of airfield; people carried out of ambulance on stretchers - not clear if this footage is related to the above concentration camp footage. Panning shot landscape - Nordhausen concentration camp in distance? American troops by truck. Generals in jeeps come out of camouflage or tunnel built into side of Harz mountain - Dora-Mittelbau V-2 factory. Inmate outdoors brushing blanket? Corpses covered with blankets on stretchers. Pan concentration camp and barracks. Inmates outside barracks sunning themselves; writing letters. MCUs emaciated inmates in civilian clothes and / or striped uniforms. Military sedan and stretcher bearers carrying victim on stretchers past ‘Holzerverwertung” sign. Loaves of bread carried on stretcher. Elderly bandaged inmate carrying bucket. Danger sign with skull and crossbones. Large metal rocket motors (?). Tubular objects w/ screens at one end for rockets. Barrels, drums, wrapped solid fuel (?). Parts for V1 or V2 rockets? 14:42:40 underexposed shots. WW2; Captured Military Equipment; NOTE: Use of this footage requires a credit as follows: “Includes footage from the George Stevens Collection at the Library of Congress” NOTE: This card sold at per reel rate. FOR ORDERING See: www.footagefarm.co.uk or contact us at: Info@Footagefarm.co.uk
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