Nazi Concentration and Prison Camps

Caption Nazi Concentration and Prison Camps
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Length 00:53:45
Description COMPILATION FILM REPORT: On conditions found in Nazi concentration camps in Germany and Belgium by advancing Allied Armies during World War II. Consists primarily of dead and surviving prisoners and of facilities used to kill and torture. Army Lt. Col. George C. Stevens, Navy Lt. E. Ray Kellogg and U.S. Chief of Counsel Robert H. Jackson read exhibited affidavits which attest to authenticity of scenes in film. Map of Europe shows locations of concentration camps in Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia, Danzig, Denmark, France, Germany, Isle of Jersey, Latvia, Netherlands, Poland and Yugoslavia.
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Keywords Nazi concentration camps in Germany and Belgium advancing Allied Armies during World War II dead surviving prisoners facilities used to kill and torture. Army Lt. Col. George C. Stevens Navy Lt. E. Ray Kellogg and U.S. Chief of Counsel Robert H. Jackson read exhibited affidavits which attest to authenticity of scenes in film. Map of Europe shows locations of concentration camps in Austria Belgium Bulgaria Czechoslovakia Danzig Denmark France Germany Isle of Jersey Latvia Netherlands Poland and Yugoslavia. At Leipsig Concentration Camp there are piles of dead bodies and many living Russian Czechoslovakian Polish and French prisoners. At Penig Concentration Camp Hungarian women and others display wounds. Doctors treat patients and U.S. Red Cross workers move them to German Air Force hospital where their former captors are forced to care for them. At Ohrdruf Concentration Camp inspection team composed of Allied military leaders members of U.S. Congress and local townspeople tours camp. Among them are Generals Dwight David Eisenhower Supreme Headquarters Allied Expeditionary Forces commander; Omar Nelson Bradley; and George S. Patton. General Eisenhower speaks with Congressmen. They see bodies heaped on grill at crematorium and Polish Czechoslovakian Russian Belgian German Jews and German political prisoners. Col. Heyden Sears Combat Command A 4th Armored Division commander forces local townspeople to tour camp. U.S. officers arrive at Hadamar Concentration Camp where Polish Russian and German political and religious dissidents were murdered. Maj. Herman Boelke of U.S. War Crimes Investigation Team (WCIT) examines survivors. Bodies are exhumed from mass graves for examination identification and burial. Four-man panel interviews facility director Dr. Waldman and chief male nurse Karl Wille. At Breendonk Concentration Camp Belgium methods of torture are demonstrated. At Harlan Concentration Camp near Hannover U.S. Red Cross aides Polish survivors. Allied troops and able-bodied survivors bury dead. At Arnstadt Concentration Camp German villagers are forced to exhume Polish and Russian bodies from mass graves. At Nordhausen Concentration Camp there are piles of bodies. Troops treat feed and remove survivors who are mainly Polish Russian and French. At Mauthausen Concentration Camp Navy Lt. Jack H. Taylor stands with fellow survivors and describes his capture imprisonment and conditions at Mauthausen. Volunteers bathe victims. At Buchenwald Concentration Camp Army trucks arrive with aid for survivors. Piles of dead mutilated and emaciated bodies. Some survivors among dead. Huge ovens and piles of bone ash on floor of crematorium. Civilians from nearby Weimar are forced to tour camp. They see exhibits of lampshades made of human skin and two shrunken heads. British commander of Royal Artillery describes conditions at Bergen-Belsen Concentration Camp. German Army Schutzstaffel (SS) troops are forced to bury dead and aid survivors. Woman doctor former prisoner describes conditions in female section of camp. Belson commander Kramer is taken into custody. German guards bury dead. Bulldozer pushes piles of bodies into mass graves.
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Width: 720
Height: 480
Model Releases on File: No
Property Releases on File: No
Year: 1945
Decade: 1940s
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