(LIB 6939) SPX-G Military Government, Cologne, Germany, June 6, 1945
LSs, truck loaded with medical supplies from bombed-out drug store pulls away from camera. LSs, MSs, bombed-out store front with sign "Cafe Zahn". CU, sign, "Civilian Labor Office". LSs, MSs, walls of bombed buildings; wrecked equestrian statue. SEQ: Dedication of monument in city to Holocaust victims. Speakers are Catholic, Protestant, and Jewish chaplains of the US Army. Buchenwald survivors and civilians attend the services. SEQ: German farmers threshing and baling wheat and weighing sacks of grain. LS line of children cultivating onions. MLSs, German farmer spreading fertilizer while woman hoes onions. MLS, German farmer picking cherries.
Biography / History:
2005.49.1 The videocassette was purchased by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum from Motion Picture Reference at the National Archives and Records Administration in February 2005.
U.S. Army Signal Corps
National Archives & Records Administration (NARA), 111 ADC 4779
DigiBeta; Betacam SP; VHS
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