• Short Summary

    Disturbing pictures of people killed by Gestapo in Lublin before liberation. Poland.

  • Description

    Item title reads - The tragic city of Lublin.

    Poland.

    L/S of Lublin. Various shots of tanks and self propelled artillery in streets. M/S of Russians firing. Various shots of Field Artillery firing in the streets. M/S Russian soldiers with field telephone. Various shots of Russian infantry street fighting. Various shots of Lublin castle turned into prison by nazis. M/S's and C/U's of the bodies of Polish civilians held in castle, they were shot by the Gestapo in the workshops before they retreated. Various emotional scenes as bodies in courtyard are identified by relatives. M/S as they carry one wounded man on stretcher.

    Various shots as large crowds attend burial service. M/S wooden cross with castle in background. Various shots of Russian troops marching into city, together with tanks. Various shots of Polish crowds cheering and waving. M/S of Polish partisans marching through streets and being greeted by civilians. L/S of the city.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1370.22
    Media URN:
    44881
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    18/12/1944
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:44:00 / 01:39:22:00
    Canister:
    44/101

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