World War II war crime trials in Ludwigsburg, Germany. Judges preside over the proceedings in a courtroom at Ludwigsburg Palace . Chandeliers hanging from the ceiling in the palace. Vehicles drive past outside the palace. Prisoners aboard a truck. They climb the stairs of a building. Trucks move on streets. Trees on either sides of the streets. The trucks arrive at the palace. A sign board outside the palace reads " Ludwigsburg 59th QM Depot". The palace gate. Military police on duty.
World War II war crime trials in Ludwigsburg, Germany. Fifteen Germans come out of a prison gate. They are on a trial for killing seven U.S. airmen captured on Borkum Island. The prisoners aboard a truck. Two armored cars escort the truck. They arrive at Ludwigsburg Palace. The prisoners enter the courtroom in the palace. They take their seats. Seven United States judges seated in the court.
World War II war crime trials in Ludwigsburg, Germany. A courtroom at Ludwigsburg Palace. Proceedings take place in the court room. Chandeliers hanging from the ceiling. Prisoners seated in the courtroom. Witnesses and court personnel arrive and leave the palace. Trucks parked outside the palace. The trucks move.
World War II war crime trials in Ludwigsburg, Germany. Trucks arrive at Ludwigsburg Palace. Witnesses and court personnel arrive and leave the palace. Vehicles lined up in the parking outside the palace. A truck arrives at the palace and prisoners get down. In the courtroom prosecutor Major Joseph D. Bryan reads a testimony. Three of the seven judges Colonel Barden, Colonel Jackson and Colonel Hicks are seated. Investigation officer Major Levine points out locations of streets on a map of Borkum Island. Chandeliers hanging from the ceiling.
Arrival of displaced persons and refugees of World War 2 in New York, after the war. Men, women, and children arriving at New York City on May 20, 1946 after a voyage that departed Bremerhaven Germany on May 11, 1946. People greet relatives at the dock in New York. Two young men and a girl stand together and show the concentration camp tattoos on their arms. The tattoo numbers are A9496 on the young man with the hat, A13889 on the girl, and B3073 on the young man without a hat. The young man with tattoo B3073 is Berek Gola (also called Bernard Gola) a 20 year old Jewish man from Poland. He had been imprisoned by the Nazis at Treblinka and at the Auschwitz Concentration Camp (where he received the tattoo). A woman and a man holding a young girl stand. Women holding children stand by. A man holding a young child. People debarking from the ship. People crowd at the dock. They meet their relatives. People stand behind a fence. A woman greets her relative. An emotional woman cries when reunited with relatives.
The London Blitz. Sections of London ablaze from German bombing.US President Franklin Roosevelt signing H.R. 1946, Lend-Lease legislation. View of last page of H.R.1946, signed by Sam Rayburn, Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, and by President Roosevelt. United States sends war material to England. 'USA' written on Lend-Lease boxes being loaded on lorry after arrival in Britain. Huge crates of Lend-Lease war materiel on railroad flat cars pulled by locomotive. Smoke rises up from the engine. 'Machine tools, BULLARD, Bridgeport Conn.' written on crate in transit.