Internees at a concentration camp in Buchenwald, Germany. Jean Blume, leader of socialist national movement against occupation in Belgium, shares his experiences of the days spent at Breendonk concentration camp in Belgium. He expresses joy at being liberated by American Army from Buchenwald concentration camp. (Note: Jean Blume was a Resistance Leader during the Nazi occupation in World War 2. The Gestapo arrested him on January 19, 1943 and he was imprisoned in Breendonk. In May 1944, he and many others, were sent to Buchenwald. They were released on April 11, 1945.)
Internees at a concentration camp in Buchenwald, Germany. Otto Feuer, a Jewish internee from Hamburg states how he has been in concentration camps for past so many years. He thanks the American Army for liberating them from the concentration camp in Buchenwald, Germany on April 11, 1945. Other internees in the background.
Dead bodies of prisoners from the Buchenwald Concentration Camp, operated by Nazi Germany in Ettersberg near Weimar Germany. World War 2 U.S. Army Cameraman slate indicates footage is from Buchenwald and was filmed on April 14, 1945, soon after the camp's liberation on April 11 by American forces. Dead bodies of prisoners lie on ground. Emaciated and tortured bodies of atrocity victims seen piled up in a truck. Dead man with a beard. Different bodies piled up in a truck. Faces of the dead bodies.
Internees at a concentration camp in Buchenwald, Germany. Serge Kaplan, Jewish internee from Eindhoven Netherlands speaks about the difficult conditions at various concentration camps which made life difficult for the internees and also led to death of many people. He states that he was in a concentration camp in Poland and came to Buchenwald in January 1945. He expresses his joy on being set free by the American Army.
Jewish orphans liberated from Nazi Buchenwald Concentration Camp leave Weimar, Germany in a train after World War II. Jewish orphans look out from the windows of the train. A Jewish flag hanging from a train window. A sign reads 'Buchenwald'. Signs hanging from the displaced persons train: "Orpheims Juifs de Buchenwald" (Orphaned youth of Buchenwald) and "Vive Truman, Stalin, Churchill".
Internees at a concentration camp in Buchenwald, Germany. Victor Herskovics, a Jewish teacher of German language and history from Czechoslovakia interviewed at Buchenwald concentration camp, Germany. He talks about how he was badly treated in prisons and concentration camps after the Nazi occupation of Czechoslovakia. He states that he is the only person alive from his family. He thanks the American Army for liberating him from the concentration camp in Buchenwald.