May 3, 5, 6, 9, 1945
(LIB 6571) Atrocities at Dachau, Germany, May 3,5,6,9, 1945. INTs, Catholic mass for imprisoned priests. EXTs, chaplain holds services for camp inmates. CUs, individuals at services. CU, rosary beads. Rear views, priests with "X" and "KL" on backs of their coats. MS, altar. LS, crowd at Jewish service carrying flags (May 6, 1945). CU, rabbi with Torah, speaking to crowd. MSs, crowd, woman singing, speaking, crying. Woman giving flowers to the rabbi. LS, men in crowd carrying flags of United Nations. AVs, Dachau camp. Pan, barracks, tree-lined road, watchtower, woods, gate. Another AV of Dachau, from a greater distance (VQ: poor contrast, overcast day, underexposed footage, scratches on film). MS, inmates removing bodies from barracks building and placing them in the street. Truckload of steaming pots of soup?. People milling about truck. Shots of Catholic mass, CUs of priests, altar, and cross with Christ. MSs, CUs, bodies in railroad car at siding. (Some are covered with snow.) CU, statue. AV, Dachau camp, square, people, buildings.
Biography / History:
1994.119.1 The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum purchased this from the National Archives and Records Administration in September 1994.
CONCENTRATION CAMPS (LIBERATION)
RELIGIOUS SERVICES (JEWISH)
US Army Signal Corps
K. Marthey; McCarthy
National Archives & Records Administration (NARA), 111 ADC 4469
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