Allied forces advance deeper into Germany after crossing the Rhine. Bergen-Belsen Nazi concentration camp in Germany during World War II. Allied planes in sky. Allied troops advance in Germany after crossing Rhine River. U.S. soldiers held prisoners by Germany are liberated from a POW camp by British forces. Scenes of jubilant freed American prisoners cheering their British rescuers and having food and drink. Some of the freed prisoners hold a newspaper announcing the death of U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt. Displaced civilian persons walk on roadways as refugees carrying few possessions. They had been slave laborers for the Germans. Some walk along slowly with no shoes. Prisoners freed from Belsen concentration camp by the British 11th Armored Division. The German prison Camp Commandant, Josef Kramer, seen under guard by British soldiers. Emaciated and unburied corpses on the grounds of Bergen-Belsen camp. Emaciated man seated. Emaciated corpses being thrown into a mass grave. German women made to view the atrocities are seen crying and weeping. Prisoners behind barbed wire. Medics tend to a prisoner. Various views of different concentration camp victims. U.S. planes in flight.
Nazi concentration camps in Germany. Bergen-Belsen Concentration Camp in Germany. Commander of the Bergen-Belsen Camp Josef Kramer being taken into custody. United States officers watching. Emaciated prisoners of war seated on beds. Women prisoners crying on being rescued. Piles of mutilated and emaciated dead bodies on ground. Numbers tattooed on the bodies.
Nazi concentration camps in Germany. Bergen-Belsen Concentration Camp in Germany. The British Commander of Royal Artillery describes the conditions at the concentration camp. The Commander says that food is being given to survivors and dead bodies are burnt. German woman doctor states that there were no beds for women prisoners; men and women died daily. Inmates started eating flesh of the dead. Medical experiments were made on prisoners.
Nazi concentration camps in Germany. Bergen-Belsen Concentration Camp in Germany. German SS Guards (German Guards) place dead bodies in trucks. A vehicle drives past the dead bodies. The bodies are thrown into mass graves. German women guards bury the dead. Heaps of bodies being lifted by bulldozers and put in mass graves. The affidavit by United States Navy E R Kellogs.
The Bergen-Belsen concentration camp operated by Nazi Germany in Lower Saxony, Germany after liberation by British Army during World War II. Narrator identifies Nazi officer by the name Kramer, as the camp commander, who is taken into custody by British troops. Guards of camp arrested by British Army. Prisoners inside the camp starved and sick. Liberated woman weeps and kisses hand of a British soldier. Dead bodies of atrocity victims lie on grounds. Dead bodies of young women. Tortured and severely beaten dead bodies. Prisoner numbers tattooed on the arms of dead bodies. SS guards ordered to toss corpses in trucks. Immense number of dead bodies kept on open ground. SS guards toss dead bodies in a large open mass grave. German women guards at the camp walk out of a barracks, ordered to bury the dead. They drag dead bodies and throw them in a mass grave. A bulldozer sweeps piles of dead bodies in mass grave. Its operator covers his face. Pile of dead bodies swept into a mass grave. A U.S. Navy signed affidavit of authenticity of the footage concludes the clip. Clip is part of Nuremberg Trials prosecution exhibit 230
Nazi war criminals attend British Military Tribunal in Luneburg, Germany. Nazi war criminal and Commandant of Bergen-Belsen concentration camp Josef Kramer is marched to a British Military Tribunal at Lunenburg. Kramer's chief assistant Fraulein Irma Grese arrives with other women. The 35 accused men and women wear identifying numbers in court sessions. Number two is German doctor Fritz Klein who is responsible for countless deaths. Corpses piled up at Bergen-Belson camp after its liberation.