Burial of U.S. prisoners of war and Belgian civilians massacred by German troops in Malmedy, Belgium.
Malmedy Belgium Date:1944, December Duration:7 min 3 sec Sound:Yes
German troops of KG Peiper advance in Malmedy, Belgium. A map points out Belgium, Germany and France. Camouflaged German StuGIII Assault Guns advance. Flamethrowers used. German soldiers fire at American positions and bombard. German soldiers pass by a U.S. Army motor convoy in flames near Malmedy. The United States prisoners of war in the town under German guard. Red Cross personnel examine the bound bodies of U.S. POW's and, separately, of Belgian civilians massacred by the German troops near Malmedy (the so called Malmedy Massacre). The dead are buried in a common grave. Wrecked houses and buildings. News headline reads: '3rd Army deep in Germany'. Blazing supply depots left by the retreating United States forces. U.S. artillery and antiaircraft guns fired point blank at the advancing German tanks. The U.S. tank guns and machine guns fire over the snowy battlefield. Smoke arises from firing. U.S. and German aircraft engage in dog fights. Contrails across sky. General Eisenhower visits troops at the front. News headlines about Russians smashing German lines and 40 Japanese ships sunk. Views of dead U.S. soldiers on Belgian battlefield.
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