Camp guards arrested and piles of tortured dead bodies moved for burial at Bergen Belsen concentration camp in Germany
Lower Saxony Germany Date:1945, April Duration:6 min 4 sec Sound:Yes
The Bergen-Belsen concentration camp operated by Nazi Germany in Lower Saxony, Germany after liberation by British Army during World War II. Narrator identifies Nazi officer by the name Kramer, as the camp commander, who is taken into custody by British troops. Guards of camp arrested by British Army. Prisoners inside the camp starved and sick. Liberated woman weeps and kisses hand of a British soldier. Dead bodies of atrocity victims lie on grounds. Dead bodies of young women. Tortured and severely beaten dead bodies. Prisoner numbers tattooed on the arms of dead bodies. SS guards ordered to toss corpses in trucks. Immense number of dead bodies kept on open ground. SS guards toss dead bodies in a large open mass grave. German women guards at the camp walk out of a barracks, ordered to bury the dead. They drag dead bodies and throw them in a mass grave. A bulldozer sweeps piles of dead bodies in mass grave. Its operator covers his face. Pile of dead bodies swept into a mass grave. A U.S. Navy signed affidavit of authenticity of the footage concludes the clip. Clip is part of Nuremberg Trials prosecution exhibit 230
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