• Short Summary

    Germany's crimes are no longer a secret.

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    Full title reads: "GERMAN ATROCITIES - Germany's crimes are no longer hidden from sight. At last the eyes of the world are opened. We believe it our duty to screen these pictures as a warning to future generations... Here is a woman who went to Buchenwald Mrs Mavis Tate M. P."

    Buchenwald & Belsen, Germany.

    Several shots of Mrs Mavis Tate M.P. who went to Buchenwald Concentration Camp, speaking on what she saw there.

    Several shots of Mrs Tate in the Buchenwald camp talking to the prisoners. The party of British M. P.'s in Buchenwald. Various shots of the dead bodies piled up on a lorry and on ground - skeletons. Various shots of ovens of Buchenwald with burnt bodies inside. Close up shot of a skeleton inside the oven.

    Various shots of the inmates of Buchenwald. Various close up shots of the men - some are very skinny.

    Inmates attacking a guard after the liberation of camp. Men running with sticks and breaking windows on the guards' quarters.

    German civilians with spades marching to dig decent graves for the victims. Various shots of the German civilians digging large collective graves and burying people in them. Dead bodies lying on the field next to the mass grave, civilians getting ready to bury them.

    British troops entering Belsen camp - various shots of dead bodies and inmates. Barely alive skeleton man is seen crouching and picking something up from the ground. Dead bodies are seen lying everywhere around.

    Women SS guards of Belsen marching from their quarters and line up - they appear to be very well fed.

    Several close up shots of Joseph Kramer, Commandant of Belsen (beast of Belsen).

    Panning shot of the dead and some charred bodies spread across endless field - most are skeletons.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    hd format:
    HD at Filmfinity
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:29:17:00 / 01:33:52:00

Comments (2)

  1. Unknown user says

    "Joseph Kramer" in text and tags should read Josef Kramer.

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  2. Unknown user says

    Genocide is the normal situation in all countries. Homo sapiens is all times worst predator

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