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.
Prisoners at the Buchenwald Concentration Camp in Germany near Ettersberg and Weimar. Gates of the concentration camp a few days after its liberation from Nazi forces. American Army jeeps and U.S. soldiers outside the gate. Flag on the gate. A French prisoner. Slow pan of sign at gatehouse entrance which reads, Recht Oder Unrecht - Mein Vaterland." (My country, right or wrong.). Prisoner wearing cap and jacket with number 8 written on it. Two prisoners cover themselves with blanket. They remove blanket and show their striped uniform. They pull up their sleeves.
The Buchenwald Concentration Camp in Ettersberg, Germany. Footage from 5 days after the camp's liberation by U.S. Army forces in World War 2. Elevated view of crowd around a band playing in the prison courtyard. A captive German SS (Schutzstaffel) soldier with a battered face. Another German Nazi SS soldier prisoner held by the Allies. Mrs Walter Warnstedt, wife of the camp hangman. A Ukrainian SS man.
The Buchenwald Concentration Camp in Ettersberg, Germany in World War 2, soon after its liberation in World War II. Hungarian prisoner Max Diamond. A Bavarian political prisoner. Liberated French prisoners stand in front of the prison. A German political prisoner. Prisoners wear black cap with red, white and black band. Red triangle mark on shirts indicates political prisoners. Wired pillar in front of prison.
The liberated Buchenwald Concentration Camp in Ettersberg, Germany, 5 days after its liberation by American forces in World War 2. German civilians view the camp. American soldiers direct them. Two ladies holding hands enter. Huge crowd of civilians gathered at the camp. Bright sunny day. Reactions on faces of German civilians as they view dead inmates and victims of Nazi brutality and atrocities at the camp. Lines of dead bodies and other parts of human bodies at the camp. Some citizens console other German citizens while they cry.
The Buchenwald Concentration Camp in Ettersberg, Germany, near Weimar, five days after its liberation by U.S. Army forces in World War II. Lines of dead bodies of atrocity victims and other parts of human bodies of victims at the camp. German civilians walk around seeing the camp and evidence of Nazi brutality. Huge crowd gathers at the camp. Reactions on the faces of civilians seeing evidence of abuse and horros. Civilians crying and consoling other civilians.