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  • Short Summary

    More bodies are buried at the concentration camp, British troops burn barrack huts to ground.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material.

    Belsen concentration camp, Bergen-Belsen, Germany.

    Various shots soldiers (former SS camp guards) stacking naked skeletal bodies in mass grave. A British chaplain reads from the bible, while guards and British soldiers listen with bowed heads. The chaplain scatters some earth on the bodies and the men set about burying the dead.

    Crowd of British servicemen, servicewomen and German civilians watching as camp barracks are burnt to the ground. An officer gives a speech from a platform. Soldiers fire gun salute into air. Flame thrower tanks direct flames at barrack huts, in front of the hut is large picture of Hitler. More shots people watching. L/S charred ground where huts once stood.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2141.02
    Media URN:
    63607
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:24:00 / 01:08:25:00
    Canister:
    UN 1154 D

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