U.S. General Dwight Eisenhower, Archbishop of Canterbury, other officials tour Ohrdruf concentration camp after its liberation
Germany Date:1945, April Duration:1 min 45 sec Sound:Yes
U.S. General Dwight D. Eisenhower and other officials in the liberated Ohrdruf concentration camp in Germany near end of World War 2 in Europe. U.S. military officials enter the gates of the Ohrdruf concentration camp. The officials walk on a path inside the camp. U.S. General Dwight Eisenhower with other officials inside the camp. Inmates who had survived in the camp demonstrate a torture device where they are stretched across a wooden platform. General Eisenhower and officials watch. The ground covered with the dead bodies in some areas. Arch Bishop of Canterbury and other church dignitaries visit the camp and inspect. The civilians of the Allied Investigation Commission inspect the camp. The officers walk in front of the camp. They visit the dungeons, crematories, and there is a sign beside a rack of bunks: "5 men with operations in each box". Dead bodies of concentration camp victims piled up. The group of officials view. The officials inside the dungeons with piles of dead bodies of human beings. The remains of the bodies in an enclosure where they were burned in furnaces. The officials stand outside the enclosure.
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