Public humiliation for violation of racial laws in Silesia, 1941

Public humiliation of a young couple guilty of “Rassenschande” [racial shame or racial defilement] in Steinsdorf [present day Scinawa Nyska, Poland] in Silesia. Sexual relations between Germans and non-Aryans were forbidden and punishable by law in Nazi Germany. Bronia, a 16 year old Polish slave laborer, had been working with Gerhard Greschok (Krzeszczok), a 19 […]

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US Army soldiers on Omaha Beach, France

MS, parade of soldiers in naval uniforms march through city streets (unidentified army) carrying rifles. An awning sign reads: “HAMILTON and BELL.” Another store sign reads: “HUINS.” To the left, a banner hangs from a window: “SOLDIER TO SOLDIER” with drawings of a marching soldier on either side of the banner. A different group of […]

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Third Congress of the Central Committee of the Liberated Jews in the U.S. Zone of Germany

INT, meeting of the Third Congress of the She’erit ha-Pletah in Bad Reichenhall, Germany. Shots of Jewish DPs (orthodox and secular) in attendance, the press, voting, speakers, and the stage with featured participants. Spectators touring a photograph exhibition. 01:02:53 Short dark sequence of Yizkor ceremony, followed by more images of the exhibition, including CUs of […]

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Duisburg Nazi Party members go to Nuremberg for Reichs Party Day

Title: “Mit der Ortsgruppe Duisburg-Scd zum Reichsparteitag Ncrnberg 1935”. Second title reads: “Schmalfilmaufnahmen von Hans Vosskamp” Nazi Party members from Duisburg-South go to Nuremberg for the 1935 Reichs Party Day. The men, dressed in uniform, gather on the platform in a train station (Duisburg?), in good spirits, conversing, purchasing refreshments from a vendor, smoking. 01:01:46 […]

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Queen’s Day parade; visiting a deer park in the Hague

Crowded parade in the Netherlands, probably for Queen’s Day [Koninginnedag] on April 30, most likely in 1938. Floats proceed around a corner, shop sign, “J. Wagema…” visible in BG. Group of butchers in white march together holding a sign reading (in part) “De Platte Rib” with a drawing of a pig and hanging sausage links. […]

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Annual flower parade in Arnhem

Parade in the city of Arnhem, filmed from the front of the de Groot family-owned hardware and electrical appliance shop on Rijnstraat. Merchant-owned horse-drawn carriages and automobiles adorned in flowers and filled with people drive past a large crowd on the street for the annual flower corso. People on bicycles, then young men and women […]

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Olympic event (crew) at Lake Gruenau

Sign, “Olympia Gruenau.” Olympic rings, flags, stadium, civilians. Lake Gruenau (20 km from Berlin) surrounded by spectator stands. Sign, “ZIEL” Crowd awaiting Olympic sporting event, some people with binoculars. Crew boats on lake. CU, sign, “Reihenfolge bei 1000 mtr. ZIEL” Crew race. Spectators reading newspaper. More crew. Larger boat with men and Nazi flag. Man […]

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DP Camp Neu Freimann

Scenes of DP camp Neu-Freimann near Munich, Germany. Street scenes, DPs riding bicycles. Sign: “IRO Area Team 1055 / Neu-Freimann / Siedlung” VAR DPs, man looking at announcement board, working, Red Cross trucks, queue at “Warehouse”. Jack Sutin and another man, walking towards the camera, smoking. CU, poster of “Fusball Matsch” Street scenes, DPs milling […]

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