Imperial War Museums
Group MS of German officers with Colonel. In foreground, frame right, is Lt. Col. Taylor. MS as members of Colonel's staff board lorry - older men, long coats, all lifted up/climbing onto back of truck. Lots of soldiers with machine guns, backpacks as they await transport. Men climb into lorries, watched by British and German officials in foreground. Column marches past, men seem cheerful. MS of one man, a medical orderly, in back of lorry as he flirts with a local girl who has come to see him off. Convoy ready to go. View from truck. CU, soldiers' faces. Women alongside road waving. Officer directs trucks moving through the streets with a few spectators. MLS over heads of men in lorry to women waving as camera vehicle goes past. MS of trucks carrying German troops past by, one towing ammunition trailer.
Biography / History:
1991.251.1 The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum purchased this collection of film segments about the liberation of Belsen from the Imperial War Museum in London in March 1991.
CONCENTRATION CAMPS (LIBERATION)
Sgt. Michael Lewis; Chitham; Palmer
Imperial War Museum, A700/305/4
35mm positive b/w
1"; 3/4"; Betacam SP (PAL & NTSC); VHS
15:44:57 - 15:47:38