• Short Summary

    On November 23rd, FRG Chancellor Helmut Schmidt and his party paid a visit to the former Nazi concentration camp Auschwitz-Birkenau.

  • Description

    1.
    EXT MV PAN Sign above entrance to Auschwitz
    0.08

    2.
    MV. Guard post PULL BACK TO GV barbed wire fence
    0.14

    3.
    MV Sign above entrance PAN TO Chancellor Schmidt entering camp
    0.21

    4.
    MV Barbed wire fence ZOOM TO CU
    0.27

    5.
    MV Chancellor Schmidt walking through grounds of camp
    0.30

    6.
    CU Barbed wire PULL BACK TO GV Fence
    0.37

    7.
    CU Flame PAN TO Courtyard
    0.43

    8.
    MV Flags PAN TO Death Wall
    0.48

    9.
    MV Chancellor Schmidt steps forward and lays wreath at death wall
    1.04

    10.
    GV Memorial at Birkenau
    1.07

    11.
    MV Guards carrying wreath step forward, followed by Chancellor Schmidt
    1.17

    12.
    GV Guards laying wreath and Schmidt adjusting ribbons
    1.23

    13.
    CU PAN Ribbon on wreath
    1.30

    14.
    CU Chancellor Schmidt standing in front of memorial
    1.34

    15.
    GV PAN Memorial
    1.41


    Schmidt visiting Auschwitz camp
    1.02


    Schmidt laying flowers before Death Wall at Auschwitz
    1.48


    Schmidt laying wreath at the Memorial to Fascism Victims at Birkenau
    2.42


    Schmidt's statement
    10.50



    Initials DK


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    Background: On November 23rd, FRG Chancellor Helmut Schmidt and his party paid a visit to the former Nazi concentration camp Auschwitz-Birkenau. During World War Two/the Nazis murdered in the camp four million people of 28 nationalities.

    Chancellor Schmidt saw the camp barracks and paid tribute to the victims. He laid flowers before the Death Wall at the camp.

    Next Mr Schmidt left for Birkenau, the second part of Auschwitz Konzlager. Birkenau camp was opened by the Nazis when Auschwitz was too small for the Nazis murderous goals. Chancellor Schmidt laid a wreath at the International Memorial to Fascism Victims and made a statement.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAEIADHYMQM0IS6JK9VJ9LUIKQ4
    Media URN:
    VLVAEIADHYMQM0IS6JK9VJ9LUIKQ4
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/11/1977
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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