Produced and presented as evidence at the Nuremberg war crimes trial of Hermann Göring and twenty other Nazi leaders.

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Himself - US Army General (as Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower)
Omar N. Bradley ...
Himself - US Army commander of ground forces invading Nazi Germany (as Gen. Omar Bradley)
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Himself - US Army General (as Gen. George S. Patton)
Hayden Sears ...
Himself - US Army Colonel (as Col. Hayden Sears)
Herman Bolker ...
Himself - US Army Major (as Maj. Herman Bolker)
Adolf Wahlmann ...
Himself - chief physician, Hadamar Euthanasia Centre
Karl Willig ...
Himself - chief male nurse, Hadamar Euthanasia Centre
Jack Taylor ...
Himself - US Navy Lieutenant, Mauthausen concentration camp inmate (as Lt. Jack Taylor)
Josef Kramer ...
Himself - commandant, Bergen-Belsen concentration camp
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This film is the official documentary report compiled from over 80,000 feet of film shot by Allied military photographers in the German concentration camps immediately after liberation. The footage is a camp-by-camp record taken in order to provide lasting objective proof of the horrors the liberators witnessed. Some emphasis is also placed on the humanitarian work done in the camps by the liberators. Remarkably, the narration refers to the camp victims according to their country of origin only, and no mention of Jews is made. Written by National Center for Jewish Film

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