Survivors of the Dachau Concentration Camp in Dachau, Germany immediately after World War II. Aerial views of the Dachau Concentration Camp. The main entrance of the camp. Priests from Germany, Poland, Czechoslovakia, France and Holland. Corpses lie in one of the open prison train box car. Bodies are buried under a blanket of snow in the open train car. Prisoners bury the dead after liberation.
Dead bodies of prisoners at the Nazi Dachau Concentration Camp in Dachau, Germany immediately after the conclusion of World War II in Europe. Local town people view the piles of emaciated dead bodies stacked inside a building. Women cry and walk out of the building after viewing heaps of dead bodies of atrocity victims. A tour of a gas chamber shows an Allied soldier entering a shower bath area. Dummy shower heads, intake and outlet pipes, inflow and outtake gas valves in the gas chamber. Bodies in a crematory after removal from the gas chamber. Survivors of the Dachau camp.
Nazi Kreisleiter Franz Strasser on trial in Dachau, Germany, before a U.S. Army military commission, for the shooting of unarmed United States Army Air Force flyer prisoners on December 9, 1945. Other officers and soldiers in the courtroom. Defendant Franz Strasser is questioned about landing of an American plane, call to the police, the American flyers in custody of Police Chief Lindemeyer, and Strasser's knowledge of whether the flyers were unarmed. Frans Strasser answers the questions through an interpreter. Commission officers and United States flag seen on stage. U.S. Army commission judge delivers the commission verdict of guilty, and states that Strasser is sentenced to death by hanging. The interpreter reads aloud in German the verdict and sentence to Strasser.
The Dachau Concentration Camp in Germany. Bodies heaped upon railroad cars at Railroad siding in Dachau, Germany. Faces and emaciated bodies of dead prisoners. Stack of naked bodies at crematorium. Huge pile of prison uniform and other type of clothing removed from dead. Railroad car filled with bodies of victims. The United Nations flags over liberated camp. Flags of France, Belgium, Yugoslavia, Netherlands, Poland, Russia, England and United States.
Excerpts from 24 August, 1945 military commission tribunal in Dachau. Swearing in of translator and charges read against Franz Strasser for: "Violation of the Laws and
Usages of War. In that on or about 9 December 1944, FRANZ STRASSER, Kreisleiter of Kreis Kaplitz, an Austrian National, did at or near Kaplitz, Czechoslovakia, wrongfully and unlawfully kill an American airman, whose name, rank and serial number are unknown, [by shooting him with a machine pistol]. Strasser replies with a plea of not guilty. Next scene shows entry of German civilian truck driver, Josef Pusch, who is sworn in and provides testimony about the incident. Pusch describes the events of the shooting of the American prisoners by Strasser. United States flag and judges on raised platform. U.S. officials, defendants and civilians in the court room. Shows hearing as it begins. The Nazi commandant seated with other officials. The German civilian is questioned by an interpreter. German civilian Pusch identifies Strasser. Pusch gives his account to the tribunal about the shooting of the American flyers.
People walk on streets in Dachau, Germany. Soldiers walk nearby railroad cars. Dead bodies of Dachau Concentration Camp prisoners in railroad cars.