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In Memoriam - France Mourns 642 Mass ???
DN-LB-437 Beta SP
B W
Newsreel
1953
Post-WWII - Trial - Nazis - France; Courthouse - French - Ext; Courthouse - French - Interior; Lawyers; Massacre - WWII - France - Survivors; Wreath-laying - Martyrs; Cemetery - Winter - Headstones; Tombstones - inscription; Ruins - Bicycle;
17:21:13:20 - 17:22:29:00 B W 1953 01 19 In Memoriam - France Mourns 642 Mass ??? France, Oradour WS courthouse INT lawyers still photos & winter scenes of snow & ruins, wrecked bicycles. Snow wiped from head stones in cemetery. Ceremony with wreath-laying. Release sheet: 21 former Nazi SS men go on trial for the massacre in 1944 of 642 men, women and children in the village of Oradour. While in the village, survivors--seve of them, survey the charred buildings of the hamlet which was put to the torch.
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