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Dachau; US military advance in Germany and Belgium

(black and white) LS of a field surrounded by wire fencing, inmates moving about, a watch tower is visible in FG, it is difficult to discern where these inmates are as the people are not very visible in LS. Large open field with mountains in BG. Plane flies overhead. Camera pans to road, two women

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Postwar: Verdoner children emigrate to the US on a ship

CU, Yoka and Francisca Verdoner on the deck of a ship SS Gripsholm bound for the USA. This footage was shot post war, the Verdoner children were hidden children. Their mother Hilde was deported to Auschwitz and perished during the war. CU, all three Verdoner children arm in arm on deck- Francisca, Yoka and Otto.

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OSE home for Jewish boys

OSE (Oeuvre de Secours aux Enfants) home for Jewish boys in Ecouis, France. Film taken three months after the liberation of these teenagers from Buchenwald in June 1945. Film shows boys dancing and engaging in sports. Some board a bus and wave goodbye [emigration to Palestine?]. Boys visit city, socialize on the beach with girls,

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Postwar: Verdoner children emigrate to the US on a ship

VS, the three Verdoner children – Otto, Francisca and Yoka playing in the woods. This footage was shot post war, the Verdoner children were hidden children. Their mother Hilde was deported to Auschwitz and perished during the war. Cut to Otto on the deck of a ship SS Gripsholm. VS, of the three children on

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