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Unissued / unused material.



Belsen (Bergen-Belsen), Germany.



British troops enter Belsen concentration camp.  Various shots British infantry advancing across corn field and along a dusty track.  L/S tank crossing a field.



Various shots people collecting water from man-made pool using tin cans and bowls. Some wear striped uniforms of inmates. M/S two young inmates eating soup from same bowl.  C/U dead body beside pool, people nonchalantly walk past.  C/U dead body of man - killed by gun shot? C/U emaciated camp inmate holding up scraps of clothing, dead bodies lie on ground  behind him.  Various shots skeletal bodies on ground.   



L/S camp compound.  Various shots people gathered around truck with loud speakers.  M/S British troops driving through camp in truck, people wave.  M/S people lying on ground - dead or dying.    British troops give out soup.



Various shots piles of dead bodies on ground - some naked, some decomposing, all extremely emaciated.  Harrowing.  



Paperwork suggests these pictures were taken in April 1945.
 FILM ID:2022.01

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