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keywords: wwii, european theater, arnstadt concentration camp, nazi death camp, german extermination camp, war atrocities, crimes against humanity, holocaust

Synopsis: Located near the Village of Arnstadt the Arnstadt Nazi Death Camp housed mostly Poles and Russians and was liberated by American troops in April 1945 with scenes of the conditions of the death camp, German civilians from Arnstadt are press-ganged to dig up the bodies of the exterminated prisoners for exhumation to document Nazi barbarism for future War Crimes trials and the historical record of the Holocaust...(read more)

  • Date: 1945
  • Duration: 00:01:45
  • Sound: Yes
  • Color: Monochrome
  • Type: Public Domain
  • Language: English
  • Location: Germany

Arnstadt Concentration Camp

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Arnstadt Concentration Camp

1700 prisoners were housed in tents that only contained 100 bunks. Shows dog house of savage watch dogs (no dogs shown) used to guard the camp. German civilians from the village of Arnstadt are forced to dig up the bodies of the prisoners buried near Arnstadt Concentration Camp. Gruesome scenes of the bodies of the dead prisoners laid out after being exhumed. Shows American troops viewing the evidence of Nazi barbarism.