The film "Nazi Concentration Camps"
is comprised of compilation footage of Nazi concentration camps in the immediate aftermath
of World War II. The footage was gathered by the US Department of Defense
as part of the effort to conduct war crimes trials. It can be found on the
Internet Archive website, URL below.
This film includes footage from such
camps in Germany as Bergen-Belsen, Buchenwald, Dachau, Leipzig, Penig (subcamp of
Buchenwald), Ohrdruf (subcamp of Buchenwald), Ahlen, Arnstadt,
Nordhausen; Breendonck (Belgium) and Mauthausen (Austria). Also
included are scenes from Hadamar, the psychiatric hospital in Germany that was used by the Nazis
to perform mass sterilizations and mass murder of 'undesirable'
members of Nazi society, specifically the physically and mentally
film contains extremely graphic scenes of human suffering, please exercise
caution when viewing.**
URL for this film is
http://www.archive.org/details/nazi_concentration_camps. This version
of the film is in 512KbMPEG4 format. If for some reason the video
does not play, use the aforementioned link which will take you
to a web page where links are provided to the film, either MPEG2 or
Ogg Video format.
The film is comprised of six short reels,
approximately 59 minutes in total length and is at minimum 246 MB
(MPEG4 version) in
size, so it may take some time to download.
In lieu of downloading the video, you may view a PowerPoint
slide show the Museum has created. The audio narration of this film has been divided up
by the Museum into a series of fifteen sound clips, each of which as been
attached to a thumbnail photo that represents the specific clip . The average clip has a
duration of two minutes. To begin the slide show, just
click here and
follow the instructions.
In case you cannot view the slide
show because you haven't the ability to view the PowerPoint
presentation, simply click
here and freely download the PowerPoint Viewer.