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Nazi Death Mills - Crimes Against Humanity

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keywords: wwii, european theater, war crimes, crimes against humanity, death camps, concentration camps, auschwitz, majdanck, treblinka, belsen, buchenwald, gas chambers, zyklon b gas, cremation ovens, sign arbeit macht frei, gardelegen massacre

Synopsis: Horrific scenes of German Concentration Camps documenting the war crimes at Auschwitz, Majdanck, Treblinka, Belsen, Buchenwald and other Nazi Death Camps with scenes of piles of dead bodies, skeletal bodies of the survivors, gas chambers hooked to canisters of Zyklon B and cremation ovens...(read more)

  • Date: 1945
  • Duration: 00:21:15
  • Sound: Yes
  • Color: Monochrome
  • Type: Public Domain
  • Language: English
  • Location: Germany, Europe

Nazi Death Mills - Crimes Against Humanity

Nazi Death Mills - Crimes Against Humanity

00:01:16;14

Scenes of the townspeople of Gardelegen, Germany carrying crosses to a local barn containing 1,016 victims of the "Gardelegen massacre". On April 13, 1945 the German SS and Luftwaffe troops forced slave labors they were moving by train from the Mittelbau-Dora labor camp into a large barn near Gardelegen, Germany and set it on fire. The ones not burned alive were shot trying to escape the flames.

00:01:33;06

Scenes of just a few of the 300 concentration camps, prisons, and slave labor camps the Nazis established in Germany and the occupied countries of Europe. Survivors in liberated concentration camps waving to Allied troops.

00:02:16;12

Dachau Concentration Camp, the first Nazi concentration camp opened in Germany and in operation from 1933 to 1945. Gate at Dachau concentration camp with the words "Arbeit Macht Frei" (translation: Work Sets You Free). CU, prisoners at Dachau waving upon being set free.

00:03:14;12

Starving prisoner in Nazi concentration camp scrapping food off ground to eat. U.S. medical soldiers removing the injured, sick, and dying from the Nordhausen extermination (death) camp. Doctors examine men, women, and children that were liberated from Auschwitz.

00:04:33;12

General Eisenhower at Ohrdruf (Ohrdruf-Nord sub-camp of Buchenwald). Survivors of Ohrdruf concentration camp demonstrate torture methods used in the camp for General Eisenhower. The mustached soldier pointing at the demonstration victim is Captain Alois L. Liethen, interpreter for the tour of Ohrdruf.

Archbishop of Canterbury at Ohrdruf concentration camp, followed by civilians of the Allied Investigation Commission. The Allied Investigation Commission views the piles of dead bodies and the crematorium ovens used to dispose of the bodies.

00:06:22;17

Shows Nazi torture chamber believed to be at Majdanek concentration camp. Gas chamber with the German word "brausebad" (shower or bath) above door. Interior view of the gas chamber showing phony shower heads. Piping and valves that connected deadly gas to the shower heads. Canisters of the deadly poison, Zyklon B (also spelled Cyclon B), that was released through the phony shower heads. In Dachau, Auschwitz, Nordhausen, and Majdanek, signs read "Bad un Desinfektion II" (English translation "bath and disinfection"). Shows canister of the death gas Zyklon. Shows rows of cremation ovens.

00:07:31;00

Human bones that was ground-up and sold as fertilizer, lines of clothing that was shipped to Germany, thousands of shoes, toys, and bags of human hair. Scenes of death mill storage room at Buchenwald showing jewelry, watches, false teeth, and gold from the teeth of the prisoners.

00:08:58;03

Prisoners that died of suffocation packed into railroad box cars as the Nazis tried to move the prisoners ahead of the approaching Allied Army. Gruesome images of prisoners killed by the Nazis just before liberation by the Allied army.

00:09:54;17

Barn and victims of the Gardelegen Massacre. Note: The Gardelegen Massacre occurred on April 13, 1945 and was discovered two days later by soldiers of F Company, 2nd Battalion, 405th Regiment, U.S. 102nd Infantry Division.

00:10:21;13

A German, believed to be camp Commandant SS-Obersturmbannf├╝hrer Franz Ziereis, guarded by U.S. soldiers. Shows Josef Kramer, Bergen-Belsen camp Commandant, known as the "Beast of Belsen" guarded by a British soldier. Nazi women (female) and men prison guards in custody of British soldier.

00:10:54;17

American Military Officers interrogate Dr. Vollman, Top Nazi of the Hadamar Institution, and Karl Willig, Chief Male Nurse. At the graveyard attached to the Hadamar Euthanasia Center bodies are exhumed for autopsy, horrific scenes of bodies being dug up. American Major Herman Bolker performs autopsy at grave site as two assistants record all clinical data. Bodies of the mass killing of people by the Nazis at many different concentration and slave labor camps.

00:14:45;16

Faces of women that survived the Nazi concentration camps. In the Rehmsdorf (sub-camp of Buchenwald) six women with severe wounds were found alive among thousands of corpses. Children that survived at Auschwitz. The children at Auschwitz shows the number the Nazis tattooed on their arm. Living skeletal humans too weak to walk at Ebensee (sub-camp of Mauthausen) and prisoners near death due to starvation at other concentration camps.

00:15:24;12

Children that survived at Auschwitz concentration camp. Children at Auschwitz show the number the Nazis tattooed on their arm. Scenes of survivors found at different Nazi concentration camps. CU, sign reads "Arbeit Macht Frei" (translation: Work Sets You Free)

00:17:39;15

Nazi Party Leaders and Office holders were commanded to visit the concentration camps near their city. At Weimar Germany all citizens were assembled in the streets and marched to the concentration camps. German civilians at the concentration camps as they passed the rows of inmates that died in these concentration camps from shootings, beatings, starvation, and poison gas.