Liberated POWs in German camp receive food from US troops in 1945

VS crowd of liberated soldiers runs to a Red Cross truck after their liberation from POW camp by US troops / medics carry an injured man to ambulance / US troops carry a wooden frame bearing a large wooden barrel, which emits steam / VS liberated prisoners in line with vessels from which they will drink / VS the barrel approaches, is set down / prisoner with piece of bread jokes with another about leaning down and biting out a chunk of it / VS US soldier dispenses liquid from the barrel (presumably soup or broth) into whatever vessels the prisoners present - cups, pans, bowls, small buckets / VS liberated prisoners drink broth, eat bread / smiling prisoner holds up an onion as he stands in line behind a man in a German officer's cap (not necessarily a German); others look on / VS liberated soldiers, including an African-American man, walk in line, receive small packets (possibly matches) / Note: exact day not known; documentation incomplete; film has nitrate deterioration


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Clip #:641378096HD
Collection:Sherman Grinberg Library
Date created:01 April, 1945
Licence type:Rights-ready
Release info:Not released. More information
Clip length:00:01:37:02
Mastered to:QuickTime 10-bit ProRes 422 (HQ) HD 1920x1080 23.98p More information
Originally shot on:35mm B/W Neg
Source:Sherman Grinberg Library
Object name:sr002312_01_06.mov
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