• Short Summary

    FRENCH ROAD WORKERS HAVE UNCOVERED THE MASS GRAVES OF RUSSIAN SOLDIERS, VICTIMS OF THE NAZI REGIME, IN A SUBURB OF METZ, IN NORTHERN FRANCE.

  • Description

    FRENCH ROAD WORKERS HAVE UNCOVERED THE MASS GRAVES OF RUSSIAN SOLDIERS, VICTIMS OF THE NAZI REGIME, IN A SUBURB OF METZ, IN NORTHERN FRANCE.

    ON MONDAY THE WORKMEN, WHO WERE BUILDING A ROAD EXTENSION, HAD THE GRUESOME TASK OF MOVING THE REMAINS, BELIEVED TO NUMBER MORE THAN 200 MEN, TO THE CITY MORTUARY.

    IDENTIFICATION IS ALMOST IMPOSSIBLE, BUT IT IS BELIEVED THE MEN HAD BEEN INTERNED IN THE INFAMOUS CAMP A, AT WOIPPY, AND HAD BEEN EXECUTED AND HASTLY BURIED AS THE GERMAN TROOPS WITHDREW FROM THE AREA AT THE END OF WORLD WAR TWO.

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    Film ID:
    VLVACOVQ9U80ZNNJHY2G6X9ZCIVE7
    Media URN:
    VLVACOVQ9U80ZNNJHY2G6X9ZCIVE7
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    21/05/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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