• Short Summary

    German POW's held as war criminals in Russia return to Germany 10 years after war.

  • Description

    Friedland Camp, Lower Saxony, West Germany (Federal Republic of Germany).

    Under the Adenauer-Bulganin agreement Soviet Union agrees to return German POW's to Germany. GV. Line of Prisoners of War (POW) transport coaches arriving at Friedland Camp. STV. Coach driving through lane of cheering crowds. GV. Coaches arriving at camp with crowds cheering. SV. Man tolling bell. CU. Bell tolling. SV. POW's stepping out of coach. SV. Group of German women holding up name boards. CU. German woman holding up picture of Nazi soldier. SV. More POW's stepping down from coach, some still in Wehrmacht coats. SV. POW's carrying bouquets walking past crowds. SV. Group of women holding name boards (one mentions Stalingrad). SV. POW's being greeted by relatives. CU. Woman holding a large name board. SV. Smiling parents greeting POW. SV. Smiling POW with arm around relatives, looking happy. SV. POW walking with three very happy women. GV. Pan Mass of P.O. W's all lined up being greeted by West Germany's Vice-Chancellor Dr Bluecher in place of Dr Adenauer who was ill. CU. POW with scared face. SV. Dr Bluecher addressing crowds. CU. People listening. SCU. Old woman crying behind name board while another woman in front looks around with stern face. CU. Ex-prisoner with bard. CU. POW with sad face. GV. Mass of people. CU. Man being embraced by relative.

    (Lavender.) (Orig "G")

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    HD at Filmfinity
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:44:00 / 01:07:13:00

Comments (1)

  1. Unknown user says

    "Dr Bluecher" should read Dr Franz Blucher, (2 changes need making within the text, and the name needs adding to the tags).

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