A U.S. Army jeep drives past a road sign reading "Nordhausen, Harz." American GIs are seen mingling with German town folk in front of the Hasselee Hof. Two American soldiers talk with German girls. One soldier points to a tag with letter "P" on one girl's coat. A U.S. soldier drinks a small glass of spirits poured by a German workman, from a large wicker-covered container. U.S. soldiers wash and shave by a tank in front of a destroyed building. U.S. soldiers with army vehicles parked in the town. U.S. troops walk along sidewalk in Nordhausen. Views of many destroyed buildings.
Nazi concentration camps in Germany. Nordhausen Concentration Camp in Germany. Mutilated bodies of a large number of prisoners laid down on ground. United States 3rd Armored Division troops remove the dead bodies. Survivors being evacuated for treatment in hospitals. They are put on stretchers and given hot soup and bread. Polish, Russian and French prisoners of war. Corpses being carried to the burial ground.
Germany's wartime experiences. Adolf Hitler addresses thousands of Nazi troops at the Nazi party rally grounds in Nuremberg. Busts and statues of renowned figures. Germans are shown bodies in the Nordhausen and Belsen concentration camps. Albert Einstein talks to a man. Allied troops march in Germany. The concentration camp's victims' bodies piled up. Survivors are carried on stretchers. Allied officers and troops inspect the camp site. Burnt bodies in cremation ovens. Truckload of corpses. A room containing hundreds of corpses. Women cry at the horrible site. Bodies are carried to a common burial ground. Civilians stand in queues. Civilians carrying shovels and crosses in hands, move toward a common burial ground for the victims of German atrocities. Corpses of the victims are carried in coffins for burial.
Concentration camp survivors in Belsen and Nordhausen, Germany. Some lying inside a building and two sitting outside a tent. U.S. soldiers with red crosses on their helmets, place one survivor on a litter.Another survivor is carried to ambulance by other survivors dressed in striped prisoner uniforms. Views of emaciated concentration camp survivors. Scenes of war in Germany. Aircraft drops bombs. Tanks fire guns at buildings in cities. Rescuers carry concentration camp survivors on stretchers. Views of healthy, well-fed local German citizens who live only a few kilometers from a concentration camp, where inmates were starving and suffering. Prisoners of war cooking food over fires at a prison camp. They show their bodies after surviving maltreatment at Nazi camp. Rescued prisoners being provided medical treatment. View of Lublin Castle, Poland. Rooms filled with dead bodies of forced laborers slain by the Nazis. Women weep looking at the dead bodies.
Shows numerous corpses of prisoners lying in a yard of a concentration camp in Nordhausen,Germany. German civilians aid the American military police in carrying the emaciated corpses to burial grounds on stretchers.
German civilians carrying shovels move towards a common burial ground in Nordhausen, Germany. German soldiers look at an open burial pit filled with corpses of victims of German atrocities.