Murder Mill At Hadamar 1945

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    Hadamar, Germany.

    Various shots of grave diggers at work at a large cemetery. Men put masks on and continue to dig. Various shots of the men digging out bodies from fresh graves. They line them up on ground to be examined. Various highly disturbing shots of a forensic expert doing graveside autopsies of dead bodies. Various shots of the American officers interrogating several men, presumably accused to be involved in the murders.

    Note - this is a cemetery of a mental hospital at Hadamar, Germany, where the autopsies are done to prove that mass of mainly Russian an Polish patients were killed by the means of lethal injection.

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    British Pathé
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    01:00:01:00 / 01:09:24:00
    UN 1174 C
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    UN 1174 C
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